Picciotto, Sol

Lancaster University (United Kingdom)


Sol Picciotto is emeritus professor of Lancaster University and has been Scientific Director of the IISL 2009-11. He went to university in Oxford and Chicago, has taught at Dar es Salaam (Tanzania), Warwick and Lancaster (UK), and been a visiting fellow in Nagoya University and a Jean Monnet Fellow at the European University Institute. He has written widely on theories of state, law and economic regulation, and his most recent book is Regulating Global Corporate Capitalism (2011). 

Sol Picciotto ended his term as IISL Scientific Director at the end of the summer 2011. Since then he has been working mainly on reforms of the international corporate tax system, following up his book of 1992 International Business Taxation.  He has been active in particular as Senior Fellow of the International Centre for Tax and Development, Senior Adviser of the Tax Justice Network, and coordinator of the BEPS Monitoring Group