Ridha Hamzaoui is the Regional Tax Manager for Africa and Middle East regions under the IBFD Africa, Middle East and Latin America Knowledge Group. He is an expert on tax law and tax treaties for the United Nations Development Programme in the Middle East and North African regions. Mr Hamzaoui has a specialized master’s degree in tax law from the Faculty of Juridical, Political and Social Sciences of Tunis, Tunisia, an LLM in International Tax Law from the International Tax Center, Leiden University, the Netherlands, a certificate in comparative tax policy and administration from Harvard University and is a graduate of the National School of Public Treasury in Paris, France.
Before joining IBFD, he worked for four years as a senior tax advisor within the Tax Legislation General Directorate of the Tunisian Ministry of Finance. Mr Hamzaoui is a regular speaker in the Africa-Middle East region on international tax issues, an instructor for the IBFD open and in-house courses and has also lectured at the Vrije Universiteit of Amsterdam, Dauphine University in Paris and Strathmore University in Kenya.