Global Forum members elect new Chair starting on 1 January 2017


Ms. Maria José Garde has been appointed as the new Global Forum Chair. She will take up her duties on 1 January 2017, when the term of the current Chair, Mr. Kosie Louw from South Africa, ends. Ms. Garde currently holds the position of Deputy Director General for International Taxation at the Spanish Ministry of Finance.


Global Forum members have also appointed Ms. Huey Min Chia-Tern as the new Chair of the Peer Review Group (PRG). She has already started in her new role during the PRG meeting in Oslo from 20-23 June 2016.


We wish Ms. Garde and Ms. Chia-Tern all the best in taking the work of the Global Forum forward and continuing to build consensus among all members.


For further information, journalists should contact Monica Bhatia (+ 33 1 45 24 97 46), Head of the Global Forum Secretariat.


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