Rodrigo Arana

Senior Economist, Transfer Pricing Specialist


Rodrigo Arana, Senior Economist, Bio Photo

Rodrigo is a respected global transfer pricing and operational effectiveness leader specializing in the development, management, and implementation of transfer pricing policies, documentation, and intercompany procedures.

Taking a collaborative approach, Rodrigo works cross-functionally to proactively identify opportunities for aligning transfer pricing policies with business functions, assets, and risks to optimize after-tax income, increase tax efficiency, and reduce transactional risk.

For over 20 years, Rodrigo has been responsible for worldwide transfer pricing planning, analysis, documentation, and controversy defense and management while employed at multinational Fortune 500 companies and Big 5 accounting firms. Having both extensive corporate and consulting experience, Rodrigo skillfully provides hands-on, practical support to his clients and consistently delivers meaningful results.

Rodrigo is a regular speaker on transfer pricing topics at tax conferences including the International Tax Dispute Resolution & Litigation Summit, Thomson Reuters’ Transfer Pricing Innovation Forum, and Special Topics in Operational Transfer Pricing at the University of San Diego School of Law.

Practice Areas:
  • Transfer Pricing Analysis
  • Operational Effectiveness Leader


  • Certificate (In-progress), Project Management, Cornell University
  • Economics, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México, 1988