Dr. Vikram Chand, University of Lausanne (Executive Director – MASIT and EPTP): started his career in a consulting firm wherein he advised high net worth individuals, multinationals and domestic companies on structuring cross-border transactions, devising transfer pricing strategies, conceptualizing business restructuring and making representations before tax authorities. Since 2010, he has been working on the MAS in International Taxation Program in Switzerland wherein he coordinates the program and lectures regularly on different international tax topics related to tax treaties, EU law, transfer pricing, international tax planning and comparative taxation. Moreover he is leading the Executive Program in Transfer Pricing. Additionally, he speaks at several universities, conferences, consulting firms and seminars. He holds a PhD in International tax law which focuses on the interaction of domestic anti-avoidance rules with tax treaties.