Telita Snyckers

Content Writer and Editor

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Telita Snyckers is an international tax administration policy specialist, with a particular interest in illicit financial flows, compliance risk management, tax as a governance issue, the capture of governments by multinationals, and the regulation of intermediaries. Her experience spans a broad spectrum, starting as a public prosecutor, heading up criminal investigations at the South African Revenue Service (where she was also an executive manager), heading up compliance at the Inland Revenue Agency of Singapore, and for the past decade as a Fiscal Affairs Expert with the International Monetary Fund. Formally qualified as a commercial litigation attorney, she holds a master’s degree in fundamental human rights and is a certified Tax Administration Diagnostic Assessor. She has published widely on tax administration reform, corporate abuses by multinationals and illicit financial flows. Her book, Dirty Tobacco, was shortlisted for the Alan Paton / Sunday Times non-fiction award.