Elena Gaita

Policy Officer – Corporate Transparency

Elena joined Transparency International EU in July 2015 and leads the work on corporate transparency, focusing on two projects on tax transparency as well as illegal logging and timber trade. Before joining Transparency International EU, Elena has worked on corporate accountability issues at Amnesty International and the European Coalition for Corporate Justice, following initiatives on conflict minerals, corporate non-financial reporting and the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights. Other experiences include the International Campaign for Tibet in Brussels, the EU Delegation to the UN in New York and the Development Cooperation Unit at the Italian Foreign Affairs Ministry.

Elena's Projects

Extractive Industries Transparency

Fighting corruption in the oil, gas & mining sectors

Tax Transparency

It's time for fiscal transparency and corporate accountability

EU Forest Governance

Fighting corruption in forestry and the logging industry

Recent News


EU Council: Stop watering down tax transparency proposals

Not that long ago the word “tax” for most people would mean something rather boring and technical, for only accountants and lawyers to deal with. This has changed dramatically in recent years. Scandal after scandal, starting with Offshore Leaks...