Dr. Joanna C. Wheeler is a senior member of the IBFD academic group. She established the advanced LL.M. programme in international tax law offered by the University of Amsterdam as a joint project with IBFD and was the programme director for its first four years of operation, from 2015 to 2019. She continues to participate actively in the programme, as the thesis director.
IBFD Professor in Residence 2020
Patricia A. Brown is IBFD’s Professor-in-Residence for 2020. She is also the Director of the Graduate Programs in Taxation and Taxation of Cross-Border Investment at the University of Miami School of Law. Her primary fields of expertise are in the interpretation of tax treaties, the international taxation of financial institutions and financial products and cross-border taxation of pensions and pension funds.
Prof. Dr. Craig West
is managing editor of the World Tax Journal at IBFD. He is an Associate Professor at the University of Cape Town, and his areas of expertise are international and South African income tax, in which he has published a number of articles and chapters.
Cristian San Felipe Maestre is a Project Coordinator at IBFD Academic responsible for the executive aspects of all IBFD Academic publications, namely the Global Tax Treaties Commentaries collection, the World Tax Journal, the International Tax Studies, and the Academic Books Series. He is also responsible for the Observatory on the Protection of Taxpayers’ Rights.
Maro Tyfoxylou is a project coordinator for academic research and also provides support for the IBFD/UVA advanced master's programme in international taxation. She holds a master's degree in Education from the Hellenic Open University, Greece (2012). She is fluent in three European languages and has an excellent knowledge of two others. Prior to joining the IBFD Academic Team, Ms Tyfoxylou worked as a project manager for 12 years and was also an oral examiner for the Greek National Foreign Language Exam System.
Dina Justo is the Administrative Assistant of the Academic Team. She holds a Management degree from Universidade Aberta, Portugal. She is fluent in two European languages with basic knowledge of two others. Prior to joining the IBFD Academic Team, she worked for 8 years as Administrative Assistant in a major telecom company in Portugal, providing support to the sales department.
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