Senior Policy Advisor, Tax and Extractive Industries
Tatu Ilunga is the Senior Policy Advisor for Tax and Extractive Industries at Oxfam America. He is responsible for leading Oxfam America’s tax policy work with a special emphasis on tax justice issues as they relate to the extractive industries. Tatu works closely with Oxfam country programs and civil society partners as they develop and implement tax justice campaigns.
Prior to joining Oxfam, Tatu was with the International Center for Settlement of Investment Disputes and the Energy and EI Global Practice at the World Bank. He has also held positions with the International Tax Practice of both KPMG and Ernst & Young in Luxembourg, advising multinational companies on a broad range of cross-border tax issues including in extractive industries.
Tatu has testified on IRS and Treasury Hearings on tax issues and contributed as a panel member for the General Assembly of the United Nations Economic and Financial Committee.
Tatu holds a Master of Laws from George Washington University Law School in International and Comparative Laws and a Maîtrise en Droit des Affaires (JD equivalent) from the University of Lille 2, France. He is fluent in English and French.