Michael LennardChief, International Tax Cooperation Section at UNITED NATIONS
Michael Lennard is Chief of the International Tax Cooperation Section in the Financing for Sustainable Development Office of the UN and Secretary of the UN Tax Committee. His work focuses on ensuring the fairness and workability of international tax norms, including achieving greater developing country input into those norms, and encouraging cooperation to improve tax systems as a spur to sustained development that benefits all stakeholders in tax systems. He currently leads the UN Secretariat work on transfer pricing and on taxation of the digitalized economy. He has also been responsible at Secretariat level, for the 2017 Updates of the UN Model Tax Convention and United Nations Handbook on Selected Issues in the Taxation of the Extractive Industries for Developing Countries.