Krishen Mehta is a former partner with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), and serves currently on the Advisory Board of Aspen Institute’s Business and Society Program.
Krishen is a Senior Advisor to the Tax Justice Network, and is on the Asia Advisory Council of Human Rights Watch. He is a trustee of the Social Science Foundation, an organization that oversees the Korbel School of International Studies at the University of Denver. He also serves as a trustee of the Institute of Current World Affairs in Washington, DC, and is one of the founding directors of Asia Initiatives, a US 501(C)(3) organization. Krishen has an undergraduate degree in Engineering, a Masters in Business Administration, and is a US CPA.
Since 2009, Krishen has been actively engaged on issues relating to the structural roots of global inequality – the relationship between tax policy, illicit financial flows, and poverty – and the effect it has on both developed and developing countries. He served till 2012 as Co-Chairman of Global Financial Integrity (GFI), a research and advocacy group at the Center for International Policy, in Washington, DC.
Krishen is an Adjunct Professor at American University’s School of International Service in Washington, DC. He has delivered keynote addresses and lectures at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, the Global Justice Program at Yale UniversityColumbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs in New York and the University of Tokyo.
Krishen writings have been published in the International Herald Tribune, the Japan Times, the Dallas Morning News, and other magazines and publications on issues of tax and global justice.