Pascal Saint-Amans is a Non-Resident fellow at Bruegel, focusing his research on international tax policy. He was Director of the Centre for Tax Policy and Administration at the OECD from 1 February 2012 until October 2022. Mr. Saint-Amans, a French national, joined the OECD in September 2007 as Head of the International Co-operation and Tax Competition Division in the CTPA. He played a key role in the advancement of the OECD tax transparency agenda in the context of the G20.
Mr. Saint-Amans graduated from the National School of Administration (ENA) in 1996 and having earned a degree in history, he also received a degree from the Institut d’études politiques of Paris.
He was an official in the French Ministry for Finance for nearly a decade, where he held various positions within the Treasury, including heading the supervision of the EU work on direct taxes. He was Financial director of the French Energy Regulation Agency before becoming head of the tax treaty negotiations and mutual agreement procedures.
Pascal joined Brunswick Group as a partner in November 2022. He is also a Professor at Lausanne Faculty of Law.
Emissions from international shipping are the most realistic target for taxes to pay for climate spending in developing countries.
Invitation-only event with Pascal Saint-Amans who talked about the international tax framework, its state of play and perspectives.