OECD appoints new head of its tax treaty unit

Sophie Chatel has been appointed head of the tax treaty unit in the OECD’s Centre for Tax Policy and Administration.

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Chatel joins from Canada’s Department of Finance, where she has worked since 2008 and served as associate chief of tax treaties and international tax. She has also worked at the Canada Revenue Authority, where she has had the role of director of international tax, financial sector and GST division. In this role, Chatel supervised tax dispute resolution with multinationals.

Chatel has also held other roles at Canada’s tax authority, where her work included negotiating tax treaties and working on advance rulings in international matters.

She will take up her duties at the OECD on September 6 2017 and will report to Jefferson VanderWolk, who is head of the tax treaty, transfer pricing and financial transactions division.

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