Farooq Chatha is a Commonwealth PhD Scholar in Tax and Development at IDS. His research is focusing on OECD’s approach to international taxation and developing countries.
He earned an MA in Development Studies from IDS and holds an MBA in Tax Management from the Institute of Business Administration Karachi as well as a BSc in Civil Engineering from the University of Engineering and Technology Lahore. In 2004, Farooq joined Pakistan’s Civile Service and held various positions of tax administration and policy in the Inland Revenue Service. Currently, he is an Additional Commissioner (Inland Revenue) at the Large Taxpayers Office Lahore.