Tomas Balco is the Head of Transfer Pricing Unit at the Head of Unit, Transfer Pricing Tax Treaty, Transfer Pricing & Financial Transactions Division of the Centre for Tax Policy and Administration at the OECD. Mr. Balco, a dual Czech and Slovak national, joined the OECD in September 2017 where he leads the work on Transfer Pricing, including the follow up work resulting from BEPS project and ongoing update of OECD Transfer Pricing Guidelines. In his role, he also assists countries in implementing the recommendations resulting from the BEPS project – Actions 8-10 and 13. Mr. Balco graduated from Masaryk University in Brno and also University of Economics in Vienna. He holds several degrees in law, including PHD and LL.M. in International Taxation. He is also qualified Chartered Certified Accountant – fellow of ACCA. Mr. Balco has more than 18 years of experience in International Taxation and Transfer Pricing in different countries and continents. Prior to joining OECD, Mr. Balco held positions in private sector and public sector in several countries as well as academia.