New head of global tax administration program
James Karanja has been appointed as the new head of the OECD and UN Development Programme initiative, Tax Inspectors Without Borders (TIWB). He is expected to commence the role on April 11 2016.
Karanja previously worked for the Kenya Revenue Authority as head of its international tax office before specialising in transfer pricing as an analyst.
Karanja will lead the development of TIWB to help developing countries strengthen their tax audit capacities, including with issues concerning international tax matters.