Olivier Straub is Group Government Affairs Officer of MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company group. Graduated from Law Universities of Nancy and Paris (France), Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris and INSEAD, Olivier was Tax Attorney-at-Law in Paris before moving to Switzerland in 2004 joining KPMG as tax consultant. After being the Head of Indirect Tax of JTI, he has been appointed Group Tax Officer in MSC Mediterranean Shipping Company in 2011 and Group Government Affairs Officer in 2018.. In his function of Tax Officer, Olivier Straub was in charge of defining the group tax strategy for all businesses (cargo, cruise, terminal, logistics) focusing mainly on the new tax trends and challenges impacting MSC as well as all multinational groups (BEPS,…). As Group Government Affairs Officer, he monitors legislation and performs policy researches anticipating changes impacting MSC Group. He also ensures smooth and constructive relationships with Official stakeholders. Olivier Straub also chairs CLIA Global Tax committee.