Luckystar Miyandazi is an International Tax Specialist, with experience working on policy research and political economy analysis.
She is currently the Tax Inspectors Without Borders Project Specialist and Coordinator for Africa with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).Previously, she worked between Maastricht, the Netherlands, and Brussels, Belgium on international policy, including tax policy and political economy issues in Europe and Africa relations for a think tank. She has also worked as team lead in coordinating and managing pan-African campaigns and advocacy activities across more than 20 African countries on tax justice issues at ActionAid International and Tax Justice Network-Africa.
Luckystar has completed a Master of Science (MSc) in Taxation from the University of Oxford, United Kingdom, where she was a Field Court Tax Chambers Scholar at the Oxford Law Faculty. She holds a master’s degree (Distinction) from the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore – ASERI in Milan, Italy. In 2020 she was listed as one of Tax COOP’s 35 Leaders of the Future in Taxation excellence, in recognition of her work as a promising young tax policy expert who passionately contributes to the advancement of taxation and tax justice.