Head of the Tax Treaty, Transfer Pricing & Financial Transactions Division in the Centre for Tax Policy and Administration, OECD
Jefferson VanderWolk is the head of the Tax Treaty, Transfer Pricing, and Financial Transactions Division at the OECD Centre for Tax Policy and Administration. He is a lawyer who has been engaged in international tax practice, policy development, and scholarship since 1985. He has been a partner at Baker & McKenzie and Deloitte in both London and Hong Kong, a corporate tax director at Merrill Lynch, a Special Counsel at the IRS Office of Chief Counsel, a law professor in Hong Kong, London, and Washington DC, and International Tax Counsel to the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance. Before joining the OECD in July 2016, he was with Washington Council EY in Washington DC. He has published extensively on tax law subjects and participates in numerous professional organizations. He became a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Taxation in 2004, serves on the Academic Committee for the CIOT’s Advanced Diploma in International Taxation, and is a Distinguished Fellow of the Chinese University of Hong Kong’s Faculty of Law. He is admitted to practice in both the U.S. and the U.K. and is a citizen of both countries.