Dr. Achim Pross
Achim Pross is the Head of the International Co-operation and Tax Administration division, within the OECD’s Centre for Tax Policy and Administration, with responsibility for a large part of the BEPS Action Plan, including implementation of the minimum standards. He also leads the OECD’s work on Automatic Exchange of Information (AEOI), including the Common Reporting Standard (CRS) and is responsible for the work on tax administration and countering tax crimes and other financial crimes.
Prior to joining the OECD he worked in the tax department of a large US law firm working from offices in Washington D.C., Paris and London. Previously he was an assistant at Munich University’s Research Centre for Foreign and International Tax and Financial Law.
Dr. Pross is a lawyer by background. He received his legal training at the University of Munich, the London School of Economics and Georgetown Law Centre, Washington D.C. He holds a Ph.D. (Summa cum laude) in international taxation and was the winner of the International Fiscal Association’s Carroll B. Mitchell prize in 1997.