Dr Attiya Waris is a Senior Lecturer, Department of Commercial Law, University of Nairobi in Kenya and a Visiting Lecturer, National University of Rwanda. She is a member of the OECD GovNet and OECD Informal Task-force on Tax and Development. She holds a PhD in Tax Law and Development from Lancaster University, UK and holds two Masters of Laws one in Human Rights and Democratisation in Africa from the University of Pretoria in South Africa and another in Business and Commercial Law from the University of London as well as an Undergraduate Honours Law degree from the University of Nairobi. She is both a DAAD scholar and a scholar of the European Union.
Her research interests include work on tax law combined with poverty alleviation, development and human rights in developing countries.
(Last updated: May 7, 2013)