Dr. Achim Pross
Head of the International Co-operation and Tax Administration Division
Centre for Tax Policy and Administration
Achim Pross is the Head of the International Co-operation and Tax Administration division, within the OECD’s Centre for Tax Policy and Administration, which plays a key role in advancing information exchange and the BEPS action plan. Since joining the OECD in 2001 he has held several key positions in areas such as exchange of information, aggressive tax planning, harmful tax practices, 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.
Mr. 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.