Michael Granfield

Michael Granfield

Senior Consultant to CRA

Michael Granfield is a senior consultant to CRA in the Transfer Pricing Practice. He has more than 30 years of experience in transfer pricing, working for major corporations and clients involved in retail, global sourcing, pharmaceuticals, autos, and high technology. Dr. Granfield has worked with two government tax authorities and more than 60 multinational corporations in the US, Japan, Canada, UK, and Australia.

He was a Professor of Managerial Economics at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) for 26 years, as well as serving as UCLA’s Chief Financial Officer for five years. Dr. Granfield has published widely on transfer pricing policy and technical issues in publications such as Tax Notes, Tax Notes International, and Tax Management Transfer Pricing as well as authoring five separate chapters in books devoted to transfer pricing. He is an award-winning instructor at specialized transfer pricing seminars as well as managerial economics for Executive MBA’s and has presented on transfer pricing to organizations such as the American Bar Association, Tax Executives Institute, International Tax Forum, and World Trade Institute.


PhD, Economics, Duke University
BA, Economics, University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign)