Making policies work

Luckystar Miyandazi

  • International Tax policy and Domestic resource mobilization
  • African Regional integration processes
  • Human rights and women’s rights
  • Varied stakeholders coordination – African and Non-African Parties, donors, IFIs, consultants, private sector, BINGOs and civil society
  • African Union and European Union relations
  • Conflict prevention and peace building


Luckystar, is a Policy Officer in the African Institutions and Regional Dynamics Programme. Within the programme, she works on research, policy and analysis on International Taxation and Political Economy.

Before joining ECDPM, she worked as team lead on coordinating and delivering pan-African campaigns and advocacy activities across more than 20 African countries on tax justice issues at ActionAid International and Tax Justice Network-Africa. Through her work, Luckystar, has written a number of informative articles and reports and managed research publications on the global tax policy challenges and how to generate inclusive and sustainable solutions. Topics include, Illicit Financial Flows, corruption, natural resource sector taxation, inequality, tax treaties between developed and developing countries and tax incentives, among others. She has spoken on several expert panels on taxation, Illicit Financial Flows and Financing for Development in Africa, Europe, the United States and Asia at various international conferences and other forums.

She holds a Master’s degree (Distinction) from the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore- ASERI in Milan, Italy. She is also a part-time postgraduate student of Taxation at the University of Oxford-Oxford, United Kingdom. In 2018, Luckystar was awarded a Field Court Tax Chambers Scholarship by the Oxford Law Faculty.

External publications and contributions

    Election watch: The race for African Union top posts

    Publications | Published on 23-11-2020

    Luckystar Miyandazi

    Policy Officer African Institutions and Regional Dynamics Programme



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