John Christensen

Director and Founder, The Global Tax Justice Network


John Christensen headed the government economic service of the British Channel Island of Jersey from 1987 to 1998. Since 1978 he has been researching the role of tax havens in the global economy, and his researches including a period of working in offshore finance for Big 4 accounting firm Deloittes. He is a director and founder of the global Tax Justice Network, a specialised network which provides expert legal, accounting and economic advice on offshore finance. John originally trained as a forensic investigator, and subsequently studied economics. His most recent film – The Spider’s Web: Britain’s Second Empire – was released in 2017 and has been viewed by over two million people.