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Krister Andersson


Chairman of the Tax Policy Group

Krister Andersson is a Member of the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC). He is the Chairman of the Tax Policy Group of BusinessEurope and the Vice chairman with responsibility for Tax Policy in the Business Industry Advisory Committee to the OECD (BIAC). He is the founder of INTARE AB (International Tax Research).

Since 2013 he has been a member of the European Commission's Platform for Tax Good Governance which assists the EU Commission in developing initiatives to promote good governance in tax matters in third countries, to tackle aggressive tax planning and to identify and address double taxation.

Mr. Andersson is associate professor in Economics at Lund University, Sweden. He is a member of the Permanent Scientific Committee (PSC) of the International Fiscal Association, IFA, which comprises some 13,000 tax professionals in the public and private sectors from 111 countries. Between 1999 and 2016, he was Head of Tax Policy Department at the Confederation of Swedish Enterprise. Between 1999-2008 he was a board member of the Swedish National Tax Authority, and between 2008-2016 a member of its Advisory Board.

Between 1991-1996, he was Chief Economist of Sveriges Riksbank, the Swedish central bank. He worked for several years for the IMF in Washington, D.C. with country surveillance, economic analysis and technical assistance to governments on taxation issues.