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Thomas Baunsgaard

Deputy Chief, Tax Policy Division of the International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Thomas Baunsgaard leads the IMF’s tax policy work on extractive industries. He also oversees the multi-donor trust fund on Managing Natural Resource Wealth, which supports capacity building and technical assistance by the IMF in natural-resource-rich developing countries. Thomas has worked at the IMF for 20 years and was previously resident representative in Tanzania and Malawi. Before joining the IMF, he worked as a tax policy advisor in the Internal Revenue Commission in Papua New Guinea and as a country economist in the World Bank’s West Bank and Gaza Office.