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Coordination Committee

Luis Moreno

Chair of the Global Alliance for Tax Justice's Coordination Committee, Luis is also Tax Justice Coordinator at Latindadd (Plataforma Regional por Justicia Económica y Social) and member of the coordination committees of the Financial Transparency Coalition and the Red de Justicia Fiscal de América Latina y el Caribe (RJFALC).

Dennis Howlett

Treasurer of the Global Alliance for Tax Justice's Coordination Committee. As former Executive Director of Canadians for Tax Fairness, Dennis has led successful campaigns to roll back corporate tax cuts and close tax loopholes. Throughout his 30-year career, he worked for several social justice coalitions and as Executive Director of the National Anti-Poverty Organization.

Jane Nalunga

Expert on trade, tax and investment related issues, Jane has more than 20 years of experience in policy research, analysis and advocacy and has authored a number of policy-oriented studies and articles. She sits on a number of national policy making bodies, and advises the government and Parliament on these topics

Lidy Nacpil

Co-founder of the Fight Inequality Alliance and Coordinator of Asian Peoples’ Movement on Debt and Development, Lidy campaigns for human rights, economic justice, sustainable development, among other topics. She also serves as Board Member of and Oxfam GB.

Alvin Mosioma

Executive Director of Tax Justice Network Africa, Alvin also served as the Chair of the Financial Transparency Coalition. As leading voice on tax policy in Africa, he has spearheaded numerous civil society campaigns in the region since 2007.

Ah Maftuchan

Executive Director of the PRAKARSA, Ah is co-founder and coordinator of the Indonesia Tax Justice Forum, co-coordinator of TAFJA and co-founder of Koalisi ResponsiBank. He is also a member of the working group on SDGs of Indonesia and works as advisor for the Indonesian Delegation for the UN High Level Political Forum on SDGs. 

Jorge Coronado
Costa Rica

A sociologist, specialized in Political Economics, Jorge is an expert in Taxation, Poverty and Social Protection. Trade union advisor and social activist, he is part of the Comisión Nacional de Enlace in Costa Rica and is a member of Red de Justicia Fiscal de América Latina y el Caribe (RJFALC) and Plataforma por Justicia Económica y Social (Latindadd).

Ian Gary

Executive Director of the 100+ member Financial Accountability and Corporate Transparency (FACT) Coalition in the U.S., Ian has more than 25 years of experience advocating for fiscal and tax justice and the reform of natural resource governance. He has previously worked with Oxfam, the Ford Foundation, and local NGOs in Ghana and Zimbabwe.

Tove Maria Ryding

Head of Advocacy at Eurodad, Tove also serves as a member of the coordinating committee of the Financial Transparency Coalition. Before joining Eurodad, she worked as coordinator for climate policy at Greenpeace, as chair of the Danish 92 Group and as head of the Danish NGO Forests.

Mae Buenaventura

Mae currently works with the Development Finance Program of the APMDD. She works specifically in the areas of debt and tax justice and on intersecting issues such as women and gender, illicit financial flows and domestic resource mobilization of the Freedom from Debt Coalition. Mae was formerly Executive Director of the Women’s Legal and Human Rights Bureau, after which she joined the Asia Pacific Campaign on the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court. She earned her Masters in Women and Development Studies at the University of the Philippines

Maruša Babnik

Networking and Project Coordinator at Ekvilib Institute, Board member of Eurodad and the Slovenian national platform of humanitarian and developmental NGOs - SLOGA, Maruša also coordinates tax justice hub in Slovenia and actively supports development of tax justice movement in Central and South Eastern Europe.


Dereje Alemayehu
Executive Coordinator

Prior to his current work at GATJ, Dereje has served as the founding chair of TJNA (2008-2016) and GATJ (2014-18), as well as Senior Economic Justice Advisor at Christian Aid. Prior to that he was Christian Aid’s Country Manager for East Africa for 15 years. Before joining the CSO sector, he worked as a Lecturer at the Free University Berlin from 1987-98. He holds an MA in Development Studies and PhD in Economics from the same university.

Caroline Othim
Global Policy & Advocacy Coordinator

Besides the campaigns in Africa, Caroline leads our work on tax and gender. She has also consulted for UNICEF, Society for International Development (SID), Women in Law and Development (WILDAF), Open Government Partnership (OGP), Action Aid, among others.

Lays Ushirobira
Global Communications & Campaigns Coordinator

Holding a BA in Journalism (Faculdade Cásper Líbero) and a MA in International Institutional Communications (CELSA Paris-Sorbonne), Lays has ten years of experience in communications for development and advocacy campaigns. Prior to GATJ, she worked in CSR in the private sector and consulted for other civil society and nonprofit organisations.