Eric Kemmeren is a professor of international taxation and international tax law at the Fiscal Institute Tilburg at Tilburg University, the Netherlands. Since 1992, Mr. Kemmeren has also been Of Counsel with EY Tax Advisers and from 2007 he has been a Deputy Justice of the Arnhem Court of Appeals (Tax Division), the Netherlands. Before joining Tilburg University he worked as a tax inspector (corporate and income tax) for over 4 years. In 2001, Mr. Kemmeren obtained his PhD from Tilburg University. His thesis was titled Principle of Origin in Tax Conventions, A Rethinking of Model.
Mr. Kemmeren is an editor of the EUCOTAX Series on European Taxation and the EC Tax Review published by Kluwer Law International. He is a co-initiator and coordinator of the European Tax College at Tilburg University, the EUCOTAX Network and the EUCOTAX Winter Course. Mr. Kemmeren was also a visiting scholar at New York University in spring 1999 and Short Term Consultant of International Finance Corporation (a Member of the World Bank Group) in Washington DC, United States, in 2004. He regularly gives guest lectures at foreign universities and is a visiting professor, inter alia, at Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien in Vienna, Austria, the Université de Panthéon-Sorbonne (Paris I), France, the Northwestern University in Chicago, the United States, LUISS university in Rome, Italy, the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium, and the University of Florida in Gainesville, the United States.
Mr. Kemmeren is a frequent speaker at international congresses, seminars and courses. Furthermore, he has been a member of the ECJ Task Force of the Confédération Fiscale Europeénne since 2011 and Head of the Department Tax Economics at Tilburg University and a Member of the Advisory Commission EU Arbitration Convention for the Netherlands since 2013. He was, and still is, a member of various academic commissions and non-academic commissions, such as expert groups of the European Commission and UNCTAD.