2023 OECD Sustainable Investment Days


David Bradbury


Deputy Director, Centre for Tax Policy and Administration


David Bradbury is Deputy Director of the OECD’s Centre for Tax Policy and Administration, where he plays a key role in the OECD’s work on taxation. David, who is an Australian national, joined the OECD in April 2014 as the Head of the Tax Policy and Statistics Division, a position he held up until 31 October 2022. David was a key contributor to the OECD’s work in securing the ground-breaking international tax agreement to address the tax challenges arising from the digitalisation of the economy in October 2021 and has led the Secretariat’s work on the economic impact assessment of the reforms. Before this, David was part of the team that delivered the OECD/G20 Base Erosion and Profit Shifting Project. David is a key member of the OECD’s cross-directorate team involved in establishing and supporting the Inclusive Forum on Carbon Mitigation Approaches. Prior to joining the OECD, David had been a corporate tax lawyer, a Member of the House of Representatives in the Australian Parliament and a Minister in the Australian Government. As a Minister, David held a range of portfolios in areas such as taxation policy, competition policy and consumer affairs, foreign investment policy, corporate governance, financial literacy and the regulation of the not-for-profit sector. As a minister, David led the Australian contribution to the debate on Base Erosion and Profit Shifting and implemented key taxation reforms including landmark amendments to the General Anti-Avoidance Rule, the modernisation of Australia’s transfer pricing laws and in the area of tax transparency. David has completed an undergraduate degree in Arts (majoring in Government and Public Administration), an Honours degree in Law, and has completed post-graduate studies in Taxation Law at the University of Sydney.