Dr. Emil Sunley has over 40 years of tax policy experience in the U.S. government, in the private sector and at the International Monetary Fund (IMF). At the IMF, Dr. Sunley led tax policy missions to over 50 countries. He specialized in transition countries, post-conflict countries, and countries with petroleum extraction or mining. He led missions that provided a general strategy for tax reform, addressed income tax issues and/or indirect tax issues, tax on financial institutions, and advised on the pricing and taxation of petroleum products.
In the private sector, Mr. Sunley directed a team of economists that advised clients on proposed tax changes and pending regulations. He also advised clients and provided economic analyses of transfer price issues.
While serving in the U.S. Department of the Treasury, Dr. Sunley headed the staff of tax economists (both as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy and the Deputy Director of the Office of Tax Analysis). In this role, he helped develop legislative proposals for the Administration, and testified frequently before Congress.
He is a graduate of Amherst College and earned his Ph.D. in economics at the University of Michigan.
Former Assistant Director, Fiscal Affairs Department, International Monetary Fund and Former Deputy Assistant Secretary, U.S. Treasury