Prof. Dr. Craig West is Managing Editor of IBFD's World Tax Journal
and of the IBFD Doctoral Series
. He is an Associate Professor at the University of Cape Town, and his areas of expertise are international and South African income tax, in which he has published a number of articles and chapters.
He has regularly presented at conferences and seminars on both international and South African taxation and has been appointed as a national reporter for South Africa on several occasions. He holds a PhD from the University of Cape Town (2009) as well as a Master of Commerce in Accounting. He is a Chartered Accountant (SA). Dr West is a member of the international research project Sustainable Tax Governance in Developing Countries through Global Tax Transparency, financed by the Research Council of Norway and also a member of the South African team contributing to the IBFD research on Special Tax Zones.
He has been a visiting researcher at the Institute for Austrian and International Tax Law (WU, Vienna) (2015) and the Fiscal Institute for Taxation (UvT, Tilburg) (2013). He is a member and Secretary General of the South African IFA branch.