CATA’s organisation 


Head Office

Commonwealth Association of Tax Administrators, Marlborough House, Pall Mall, London SW15HX


Office Bearers

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President,

Mr Sudhamo Lal

Mauritius


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Chairman

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Mr Visvanath Das

Fiji

 
 
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Vice Chairman,

Mr John Swedlow

United Kingdom

 
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Executive Director,

Mr Duncan Onduru

Kenya

 

Regional Directors

 
 
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Director, Canada and Caribbean Region,

Mr Bruce Snider

 
 
 

Representing Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Canada, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, St Kitts and Nevis, St Lucia, Trinidad and Tobago

Other Regional Directors for Europe, Northern Africa, Southern Africa and the Pacific Region to be nominated


Management Committee

The Management of the business of the Association vests in a Management Committee consisting of elected members from up to fourteen countries, including a Chairman and Vice Chairman. At the Fourteenth General Meeting held in Nadi, Fiji in November 2018, the following members were elected to serve o­n the Management Committee for the period 2018 to 2021: Ghana, Nigeria, Uganda, Kingdom of Eswatini, Malawi, Malta, United Kingdom, Fiji, Samoa, India, Malaysia, and Sri Lanka. 


General Meetings

Under the Constitution, a General Meeting is required to be held every three years. The affairs of the Association are governed by the General Meeting. Fourteen General Meetings have so far been held: 1979 (Singapore), 1982 (Australia), 1985 (New Zealand), 1988 (Malawi), 1991 (Papua New Guinea), 1994 (Tanzania), 1997 (Samoa), 2000 (India), 2003 (Malaysia), 2006 (Mauritius), 2009 (Malawi), 2012 (Malta), 2015 (Malaysia) and 2018 (Fiji).

CATA Secretariat

CATA Secretariat is located in London in o­ne of the Commonwealth Secretariat offices. Though CATA is organisationally independent, it relies o­n the Commonwealth Secretariat for the provision of accommodation and a number of administrative services for its day to day operations.

Country Representatives and Correspondents

Under Article 5 of the Constitution of CATA, every member country is required to appoint a Country Representative for CATA duly approved by the Finance Minister or other appropriate authority. The Country Representative is the contact person for CATA for his country in respect of all important policy matters. Under Article 5A of the Constitution of CATA, every Country Representative of CATA is required to notify the name of his Country Correspondent to the Secretariat in London for promoting communication between the Secretariat and members, for the supply of regulated information for various purposes and for stimulating greater participation at middle management level.

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Australia

Representative: Mr Fahey

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Bahamas

Representative: Mr Franklyn Kemp, Chief Valuation Officer & Comptroller of Inland Revenue, Ministry of Finance, Nassau

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Bangladesh

Representative: Mr S Aminul Karim, Member, Tax Policy, Dhaka

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Barbados

Representative: Ms Margaret Sivers, Revenue Commissioner, Barbados Revenue Authority, Bridgetown

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Belize

Representative: Mrs. Ann Castillo, Commissioner of Income Tax, Belize City

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Botswana

Representative: Mr Tutu Bakwena, Commissioner, Domestic Duties, Botswana Unified Revenue Service, Gaborone

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Brunei Darussalam

Representative: Chairani Haji Sulaiman, Acting Director, Ministry of Finance, Bandar Seri Begawan

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Cameroon

Representative: Mr John Kinyuy, Inspector of Taxes, International Fiscal Relations, Directorate General Of Taxation, Yaounde

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Canada

Representative: Mr Vince Pranjivan, Assistant Commissioner, Ontario Region, Canada Revenue Agency

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Cyprus

Representative: Mr John Tsangaris, Commissioner of the Tax Department, Nicosia

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Fiji

Representative: Mr Visvanath Das, CEO Revenue and Customs Authority, Suva

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The Gambia

Representative: To be advised

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Ghana

Representative: Mr Emmanuel Kofi Nti, Commissioner General, Ghana Revenue Authority, Accra

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Grenada

Representative: Mr Michael S W Stephen, Comptroller of Inland Revenue, St Georges

 
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Guyana

Representative: Ms Ingrid Griffith. Acting Commissioner General, Guyana Revenue Authority, Georgetown

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India

Representative: Mr Rajat Bansai, Joint Secretary FT&TR-II, Hudco Vishala Building, 14 Bhikaji Cama Place, New Delhi, 110066

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Isle of Man

Representative: Ms Nicola Guffogg, Assessor, Head of Income Tax Division, The Treasury, Government Office, Douglas, IOM

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Jamaica

Representative: Mr Ainsley Powell, Commissioner General, Tax Administration Jamaica, Head Office, PCJ Building (4th Floor), 36 Trafalgar Road, Kingston 10

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Kenya

Representative: Mr John Karimi Njiraini, Commissioner General, Kenya Revenue Authority, Nairobi

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Kiribati

Representative: Mr Iaokiri Koreaua, Commissioner of Tax, Tarawa

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Lesotho

Representative: Mr Thabo Moleko, Commissioner, Customs & Excise, Lesotho Revenue Authority Maseru

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Malawi

Representative: Mr Tom Gray Malata, Commissioner General, Malawi Revenue Authority Blantyre

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Malaysia

Representative: Datuk Sabin Samitah, Chief Executive Officer/Director General, Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur

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Malta

Representative: Mr Ivan Portelli, Director (Administration), Inland Revenue Department, Floriana, CMR 02

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Mauritius

Representative: Mr Sudhamo Lal, Director General, Mauritius Revenue Authority, Port Louis

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Namibia

Representative: Mr Justus Mwafongwe, Director, Inland Revenue, Windhoek

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New Zealand

Representative: Ms Naomi Ferguson, Commissioner (Service Delivery), Inland Revenue, Wellington

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Nigeria

Representative: Mr William Babatunde Fowler, Executive Chairman, Federal Inland Revenue Service, Abuja

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Pakistan

Representative:

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Papua New Guinea

Representative: Mr Alois Daton, Acting Commissioner General, Internal Revenue Commission, Port Moresby

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Rwanda

Representative: Mr Richard Tusabe, Commissioner General, Rwanda Revenue Authority

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Saint Kitts

Representative: Mr Edward Gift, Comptroller of Inland Revenue, Basseterre

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Saint Lucia

Representative: Mrs Sophia Henry, Comptroller of Inland Revenue, Castries

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Samoa

Representative: Mrs Avalisa Viali-Fautua’alii, Chief Executive Officer, Ministry for Revenue, Apia

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Seychelles

Representative: Ms Marie-France Fanchette, Assistant Commissioner Tax Division, Seychelles Revenue Commission

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Sierra Leone

Representative: H Kallah, Commissioner General

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Singapore

Representative: Mr Ng Wai Choong, Commissioner of Inland Revenue, Singapore 307987

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Sri Lanka

Representative: Mr A Nadun Guruge Acting Commissioner General, Department of Inland Revenue, Colombo

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Kingdom of Eswatini/ Swaziland

Representative: Mr Dumisani E Masilela, Commissioner General, Swaziland Revenue Authority, Mbabane

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United Republic of Tanzania

Representative: Mr Charles Edward Kichere, Commissioner General,Tanzania Revenue Authority, Dar Es Salaam

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Tonga

Representative: Mr Kelemete Vahe, Chief Executive Officer, Inland Revenue Division, Ministry of Finance, Nuku'alofa

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Trinidad and Tobago

Representative: Mr Nayak Ramdahin, Commissioner of Inland Revenue, Port of Spain

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Tuvalu

Representative: To be advised

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Uganda

Representative: Mr Henry Martin Saka, Commissioner, (Domestic Taxes), Uganda Revenue Authority, Kampala

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The United Kingdom

Representative: Mr Jon Swerdlow, International Relations Specialist, HM Revenue and Customs, United Kingdom

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Zambia

Representative: Mr Kingsley Chanda, Commissioner General, Zambia Revenue Authority, Lusaka

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Australia

Correspondent: TBA

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Bahamas

Correspondent: Mr Franklyn Kemp

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Bangladesh

Correspondent: Mr Aminur Rashman, Director General, Dhaka

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Barbados

Correspondent: Ms Hazel Gittens, Director Audit Services, Bridgetown

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Belize

Correspondent: To be advised

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Botswana

Correspondent: Mr Oabile Simon, International Relations and Legislative Review Office, Botswana Unified Revenue Service, Gaborone

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Brunei Darussalam

Correspondent: Mrs Norul Adibah, Ministry of Finance, Bandar Seri Begawan

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Cameroon

Correspondent: Mr Joseph Awunti Tanyi-Mbianyor, Inspector of Taxes, Assistant Research Officer, Directorate General Of Taxation, Yaounde

 
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Canada

Correspondent: Mr Javier Nacarino. International Relations Adviser, International Relations Office, Canada Revenue Agency, Ottawa

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Cyprus

Correspondent: Ms Athina Stephanou, Chief Revenue Officer, Tax Department, Nicosia

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Fiji

Correspondent: Ms Merle Corrie, Secretary to the Office of the CEO, Revenue and Customs Authority, Suva

 
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The Gambia

Correspondent: To be advised

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Ghana

Correspondent: Mr Daniel Edisi, Assistant Commissioner, Ghana Revenue Authority, Accra

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Grenada

Correspondent: Ms Kareen Alexander

 
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Guyana

Correspondent: Janet Abbensetts, Senior Manager, Training and Development, Guyana Revenue Authority, Georgetown

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India

Correspondent: Mr Vinay Sinha, Director FT&TR-V, Hudco Vishala Building, 14 Bhikaji Cama Place, New Delhi, 110066

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Isle of Man

Correspondent: Ms Nicola Guffogg

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Jamaica

Correspondent: Miss Meris Haughton, Director Communications, Tax Administration Jamaica, Head Office, PCJ Building (4th Floor), 36 Trafalgar Road, Kingston 10

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Kenya

Correspondent: Mr Barako Elma, Communication Officer, Kenya Revenue Authority, Nairobi

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Kiribati

Correspondent: Mr Akaka Kibae, Tarawa

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Lesotho

Correspondent: Mr Setsoto Ranthoca, Assistant Commissioner, Tax Technical, Lesotho Revenue Authority, Maseru

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Malawi

Correspondent: Mr Steven Kapoloma, Malawi Revenue Authority, Blantyre

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Malaysia

Correspondent: Ms Esther Koisin, Director of International Affairs and EOI Division, Department of International Taxation, Inland Revenue Board of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur

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Malta

Correspondent: Mr Sergio Ebejer, Assistant Director (Technical Section), Inland Revenue Department, Floriana CMR 02

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Mauritius

Correspondent: Mrs Mukhta Toofanee,

Team Leader, International Taxation Section,

Mauritius Revenue Authority, Port Louis

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Namibia

Correspondent: Mr Kavazeua Handura-Matundu, Chief Taxation Officer, Inland Revenue, Windhoek

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New Zealand

Correspondent: Mr John Nash, International Revenue Strategy Manager, Inland Revenue, National Office, Inland Revenue, Wellington

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Nigeria

Correspondent: Mr Femi Edgal, Assistant Director, Federal Inland Revenue Service, Abuja

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Pakistan

Correspondent:

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Papua New Guinea

Correspondent: Mrs Marilyn Watuna, Director, Office of Commissioners, Internal Revenue Commission, Port Moresby

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Rwanda

Correspondent: Mr John Kirenga, Programme Manager, Reform & Modernisation Unit, Rwanda Revenue Authority

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Saint Kitts

Correspondent: Mr Edward Gift, Comptroller of Inland Revenue, Basseterre

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Saint Lucia

Correspondent: Mrs Silka Tobias, Inland Revenue Department, Castries

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Samoa

Correspondent: Ms Ieni Asani Sheppard, Assistant CEO, Ministry for Revenue, Apia

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Seychelles

Correspondent: Mrs Suzanne Radegonde, Human Resource Development Officer, Seychelles Revenue Commission

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Sierra Leone

Correspondent: Alfred I Akibo-Betts, Deputy Commissioner

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Singapore

Correspondent: Robin Wee Chun Ng, International Tax Affairs and Relations Branch, Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore, 307987

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Sri Lanka

Correspondent: Swarnamali Karunaratne, Senior Commissioner, Secretariat Branch, Department of Inland Revenue, Colombo

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Kingdom of Eswatini/ Swaziland

Correspondent: Mr Sihle Fakudze, Head of International Relations, Swaziland Revenue Authority, Mbabane

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United Republic of Tanzania

Correspondent: Mr Richard M. Kayombo, Director for Taxpayer Services & Education, Tanzania Revenue Authority, Dar Es Salaam

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Tonga

Correspondent: Mrs Irma Daphney Stone

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Trinidad and Tobago

Correspondent: To be advised

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Tuvalu

Correspondent: To be advised

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Uganda

Correspondent: Mr Silajji Kanyesigye, Assistant Commissioner, Service Management, Domestic Taxes Department, Uganda Revenue Authority, Kampala

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The United Kingdom

Correspondent: To be advised

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Zambia

Correspondent: Mr Mbuyu Mwiika Ndabala, Senior Inspector – Policy & Legislation, Zambia Revenue Authority, Lusaka