Professor Rick Krever is the director of the Taxation Law and Policy Research Group in the Department of Business Law and Taxation and specialises in taxation law and policy. Rick has been closely involved in modern Australian tax reform initiatives, including roles as a member of the Commonwealth Government’s Taxation Law Improvement Project Consultative Committee and Review of Business Taxation (Ralph Review).
Prior to joining the Department of Business Law and Taxation, Rick held a chair at Deakin University. He was also a professor-in-residence at both the Australian Taxation Office and the Australian Treasury, and has twice been seconded to the International Monetary Fund.
He has been a visiting professor at a wide range of academic institutions including Harvard Law School, Erasmus University (Rotterdam), Osgoode Hall Law School (Toronto), San Jose State University, and the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration.
He has provided assistance under the auspices of the World Bank, International Monetary Fund, Asian Development Bank, and other international organisations to finance ministries and tax offices in a wide range of jurisdictions including Afghanistan, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Bangladesh, China, East Timor, Kosovo, Latvia, Mongolia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Philippines, Sierra Leone, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Tajikistan, Vietnam, Tonga, and Yemen.
Rick has also served as a member of the Permanent Scientific Committee of the International Fiscal Association and is currently an International Fellow of the Centre for Business Taxation at Oxford University.