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)
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
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).
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.
Executive Director of Tax Justice Network Africa, Alvin also served as the Chair of the Financial Transparency Coalition. As leading voice on tax policy in Africa, he has spearheaded numerous civil society campaigns in the region since 2007.
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Executive Director of the PRAKARSA, Maftuchan is co-founder and coordinator of the Indonesia Tax Justice Forum, co-coordinator the Tax and Fiscal Justice Asia (TAFJA) and co-founder of Koalisi ResponsiBank Indonesia. He is also a member of the working group on Sustainable Development Goals of Indonesia and works as advisor for the Indonesian Delegation for the UN High Level Political Forum on SDGs.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
Policy Advocacy and Campaigns Coordinator
Caroline is GATJ’s thematic lead on tax and gender. She specializes in gender analyses and creative strategies to connect local issues with larger movements for change. She has previously worked on initiatives committed to promoting voice and policy changes, and has worked and consulted for UNICEF Kenya, Open Government Partnership, East Africa Tax and Governance Network, Women in Law and Development, and the Kenya National Taxpayers Association.
Communications and Campaigns Coordinator
Journalist with master’s degrees in International Institutional Communications (CELSA Paris-Sorbonne) and Development Studies (Universidad Complutense de Madrid), Lays has over ten years of experience in communications for development and advocacy campaigns. Prior to GATJ, she worked in sustainability in the private sector and consulted for other civil society organisations in transparency, public education and climate justice.