Enrique Giraldo has more than 20 years of experience in tax policy and administration, public expenditure reforms, IT system development management, and management credentials in leading U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) projects. He was formerly Chief of Party of the El Salvador Tax Policy and Administration Reform Project and the Fiscal Policy and Expenditure Management Program and the Domestic Resource Mobilization projects for DAI, when he successfully assisted in the modernization of El Salvador’s national tax administration providing the necessary structure to more efficiently support tax compliance through improved taxpayer services, a modernized IT infrastructure, an aggressive pursuit of fraud and corruption, and improved tax policy analysis, helping the taxing authority gain both accountability and legitimacy.

Enrique has led the design and implementation of tax policy and administrative reforms throughout the world. His work has included serving as a Tax Consultant for the U.S. Department of Treasury in Paraguay Nicaragua, and Honduras, analyzing tax codes, making recommendations to strengthen enforcement and auditing, and drafting transfer pricing legislation. He also consulted on the USAID/DAI Ecuador Strengthening Access to Microfinance and Economic Liberalization Task Order, advising on the restructuring of the Servicio de Rentas Internas.

Prior to his international experience he was Vice President of the Social Security Agency in Colombia, worked for more than eight years at different executive positions with the Colombian Minister of Finance and worked as a team lead in anti-money laundering and anticorruption programs between the United States and Colombia.



Emma Kerr

Emma Kerr is a development practitioner with more than 10 years of experience in transparency and accountability, civil society coalition-building and capacity-strengthening, and political economy analysis.

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