Juan Carlos Benítez is a Technical Assistance Advisor in the Tax Policy 2 Division at the Fiscal Affairs Department. In this capacity, he contributes to countries’ capacity development on tax policy issues. He also undertakes research projects, mostly focused on direct taxation. Prior to joining the IMF, he worked for the Inter-American Development Bank and the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development providing tax policy advice to Latin American and Caribbean countries. He holds a Master’s degree in Public Policy from The University of Chicago.