Comité de Coordinación y Secretaría

Coordination Committee

The Coordination Committee is made up of two members from each of GATJ's regional networks to steer the team's work.

Luis Moreno

Chair of the GATJ Coordination Committee, Luis is an economist with master’s degrees in Public Management (Universidad Complutense de Madrid) and in Local Development and Social Economy (Universidad de Huelva). He coordinates the tax justice department of Latindadd; and is a member of the Coordination Committees of the Red de Justicia Fiscal de América Latina y el Caribe (RJFALC) and the Financial Transparency Coalition (FTC)

Luis Moreno

Peru

Chair of the GATJ Coordination Committee, Luis is an economist with master's degrees in Public Management (Universidad Complutense de Madrid) and in Local Development and Social Economy (Universidad de Huelva). He coordinates the tax justice department of Latindadd; and is a member of the Coordination Committees of the Red de Justicia Fiscal de América Latina y el Caribe (RJFALC) and the Financial Transparency Coalition (FTC)

Dannis Howlett

Treasurer of GATJ, Dennis worked as Executive Director of Canadians for Tax Fairness, Dennis has led successful campaigns to roll back corporate tax cuts and close tax loopholes. Throughout his 30-year career, he worked for several social justice coalitions and worked as Executive Director of the National Anti-Poverty Organization

Dennis Howlett

Canada

Treasurer of GATJ, Dennis worked as Executive Director of Canadians for Tax Fairness, Dennis has led successful campaigns to roll back corporate tax cuts and close tax loopholes. Throughout his 30-year career, he worked for several social justice coalitions and worked as Executive Director of the National Anti-Poverty Organization

Jorge Coronado

Sociologist specialised in Political Economics, Jorge is an expert in taxation, poverty and social protection. Trade union advisor and social activist, he is part of the Comisión Nacional de Enlace in Costa Rica and is a member of Red de Justicia Fiscal de América Latina y el Caribe (RJFALC) and Plataforma por Justicia Económica y Social (Latindadd).

Jorge Coronado

Costa Rica

Sociologist specialised in Political Economics, Jorge is an expert in taxation, poverty and social protection. Trade union advisor and social activist, he is part of the Comisión Nacional de Enlace in Costa Rica and is a member of Red de Justicia Fiscal de América Latina y el Caribe (RJFALC) and Plataforma por Justicia Económica y Social (Latindadd).

Jane Nalunga

Expert on trade, tax and investment related issues, Jane has more than 20 years of experience in policy research, analysis and advocacy and has authored a number of policy-oriented studies and articles. She sits on a number of national policy making bodies, and advises the government and Parliament on these topics.

Jane Nalunga

Uganda

Expert on trade, tax and investment related issues, Jane has more than 20 years of experience in policy research, analysis and advocacy and has authored a number of policy-oriented studies and articles. She sits on a number of national policy making bodies, and advises the government and Parliament on these topics.

Arjun Kumar Karki

Arjun Kumar Karki

Nepal

Dr. Karki is the Co-Coordinator for the Tax and Fiscal Justice Asia (TAFJA). He is also the President of Rural Reconstruction Nepal (RRN). Dr. Arjun Kumar Karki is the former Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Government of Nepal to the United States of America. Dr. Karki has also worked as Ambassador to Columbia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Mexico, and Guyana.

Dr. Karki is the Co-Coordinator for the Tax and Fiscal Justice Asia (TAFJA). He is also the President of Rural Reconstruction Nepal (RRN). Dr. Arjun Kumar Karki is the former Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Government of Nepal to the United States of America. Dr. Karki has also worked as Ambassador to Columbia, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Mexico, and Guyana. 

Jeannie Manipon

Jeannie Manipon

Philippines

Jeannie Manipon serves as the Co-Coordinator for the Tax and Fiscal Justice Asia (TAFJA). Jeannie is the Senior Program Manager for Development Finance at the Asian Peoples' Movement on Debt and Development (AMPDD) where she advances human rights and economic justice.

Jeannie Manipon serves as the Co-Coordinator for the Tax and Fiscal Justice Asia (TAFJA). Jeannie is the Senior Program Manager for Development Finance at the Asian Peoples’ Movement on Debt and Development (AMPDD) where she advances human rights and economic justice. 

Chenai Mukumba

Chenai Mukumba

Kenya

Chenai Mukumba is the Executive Director of Tax Justice Network Africa. She sits on the board of ATAF's African Tax in Women Network and is a member of the International Lawyers' Project Advisory Group. Previously, she worked as the Director of the Consumer Unity and Trust Society (CUTS) International, Lusaka. Chenai holds a Masters in International Relations from Wits University, Johannesburg and is pursuing a Masters in Taxation at the University of Oxford

Chenai Mukumba is the Executive Director of Tax Justice Network Africa. She sits on the board of ATAF’s African Tax in Women Network and is a member of the International Lawyers’ Project Advisory Group. Previously, she worked as the Director of the Consumer Unity and Trust Society (CUTS) International, Lusaka. Chenai holds a Masters in International Relations from Wits University, Johannesburg and is pursuing a Masters in Taxation at the University of Oxford

Tove Maria Ryding

Tove Maria Ryding

Belgium

Head of Advocacy at Eurodad, Tove also serves as a member of the coordinating committee of the Financial Transparency Coalition. Before joining Eurodad, she worked as coordinator for climate policy at Greenpeace, as chair of the Danish 92 Group and as head of the Danish NGO Forests.

Head of Advocacy at Eurodad, Tove also serves as a member of the coordinating committee of the Financial Transparency Coalition. Before joining Eurodad, she worked as coordinator for climate policy at Greenpeace, as chair of the Danish 92 Group and as head of the Danish NGO Forests.

Marusa Babnik

Maruša Babnik

Slovenia

Networking and Project Coordinator at Ekvilib Institute, board member of Eurodad and the Slovenian national platform of humanitarian and developmental NGOs - SLOGA, Maruša also coordinates tax justice hub in Slovenia and actively supports development of tax justice movement in Central and South Eastern Europe.

Networking and Project Coordinator at Ekvilib Institute, board member of Eurodad and the Slovenian national platform of humanitarian and developmental NGOs – SLOGA, Maruša also coordinates tax justice hub in Slovenia and actively supports development of tax justice movement in Central and South Eastern Europe.

Ian Gary

Ian Gary

United States

Executive Director of the 100+ member Financial Accountability and Corporate Transparency (FACT) Coalition in the U.S., Ian has more than 25 years of experience advocating for fiscal and tax justice and the reform of natural resource governance. He has previously worked with Oxfam, the Ford Foundation, and local NGOs in Ghana and Zimbabwe.

Executive Director of the 100+ member Financial Accountability and Corporate Transparency (FACT) Coalition in the U.S., Ian has more than 25 years of experience advocating for fiscal and tax justice and the reform of natural resource governance. He has previously worked with Oxfam, the Ford Foundation, and local NGOs in Ghana and Zimbabwe.

Secretariat

Each region hosts a member of the Secretariat to coordinate the activities of GATJ.

Dereje Alemayehu

Dereje Alemayehu

France

Executive Coordinator

Prior to his current work at GATJ, Dereje has served as the founding chair of Tax Justice Network Africa (2008-2016) and GATJ (2014-18). While on these voluntary functions he worked as Senior Economic Justice Advisor at Christian Aid. Prior to that he was Christian Aid’s Country Manager for East Africa for 15 years. Before joining the CSO sector, he worked as a Lecturer at the Free University Berlin from 1987-98. He holds an MA in Development Studies and PhD in Economics from the same university

Executive Coordinator

Prior to his current work at GATJ, Dereje has served as the founding chair of Tax Justice Network Africa (2008-2016) and GATJ (2014-18). While on these voluntary functions he worked as Senior Economic Justice Advisor at Christian Aid. Prior to that he was Christian Aid’s Country Manager for East Africa for 15 years. Before joining the CSO sector, he worked as a Lecturer at the Free University Berlin from 1987-98. He holds an MA in Development Studies and PhD in Economics from the same university

Âurea Mouzinho

Âurea Mouzinho

Angola

Policy Advocacy and Campaigns Coordinator

With roots on feminist activism and progressive economic scholarship, urea leads our the tax justice for inclusive recovery project. Since 2013, she has held different roles in academia, philanthropy, and civil society working on economics-related research, policy analysis, advocacy and collective organising. Âurea holds a Masters in Development Studies from SOAS (University of London) and Bachelor degrees in Economics from the University of Cape Town and Monash University.

Policy Advocacy and Campaigns Coordinator

With roots on feminist activism and progressive economic scholarship, urea leads our the tax justice for inclusive recovery project. Since 2013, she has held different roles in academia, philanthropy, and civil society working on economics-related research, policy analysis, advocacy and collective organising. urea holds a Masters in Development Studies from SOAS (University of London) and Bachelor degrees in Economics from the University of Cape Town and Monash University.

Alexandra Wenzel

Alexandra Wenzel

Canada

Global Communications Coordinator

Alexandra joins GATJ with experience in strategic communications and advocacy. Prior to GATJ, Alexandra campaigned on human rights and environmental justice including the successful recognition of the Right to a Healthy Environment at the UN. She holds a Master of International Affairs from the Geneva Graduate Institute.

Global Communications Coordinator

Alexandra joins GATJ with experience in strategic communications and advocacy. Prior to GATJ, Alexandra campaigned on human rights and environmental justice including the successful recognition of the Right to a Healthy Environment at the UN. She holds a Master of International Affairs from the Geneva Graduate Institute.

Tomás Lukin

Tomás Lukin

Argentina

Global Campaigns and Policy Advocacy Coordinator

Tomás Lukin joins GATJ with a background in tax justice. An economist by training, Tomás has worked as a journalist covering international finance since 2007. He has also worked for the government of Argentina leading communications on tax, advising policy, and coordinating with NGOs.

Global Campaigns and Policy Advocacy Coordinator

Tomás Lukin joins GATJ with a background in tax justice. An economist by training, Tomás has worked as a journalist covering international finance since 2007. He has also worked for the government of Argentina leading communications on tax, advising policy, and coordinating with NGOs.
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