João Félix Pinto Nogueira, PhD in Tax Law, is Deputy Academic Chairman of IBFD. He is also team manager of IBFD Academic and Adjunct Editor-in-Chief of the World Tax Journal and of the International Tax Studies. He is honorary associate Professor at the University of Cape Town. Prior to joining IBFD, he was a (visiting) post-doctoral researcher and lecturer at several universities and a lawyer at one of the most highly reputed tax law firms in Portugal.
His areas of expertise are international and European tax law, fields in which he has published a dissertation and several articles and book chapters. Prof. Dr Nogueira has more than 15 years of experience in teaching at both the graduate and post-graduate levels and is currently overseeing several master's courses on EU and international tax law, taught in different languages.
Dr Nogueira has extensive experience in supervising academic works (at the master's, doctoral and postdoctoral levels), including a number of prize-winning theses. He is regularly invited to present at conferences and seminars on both EU and international taxation and is frequently appointed as national reporter for Portugal. Besides his scientific activities at IBFD, he collaborates actively with research centres in several EU countries. For several years, Prof. Dr Nogueira served as co-arbitrator of the IBFD-KU Leuven International and European Tax Moot Court Competition, responsible for drafting the cases. Since 2017 he acts as a judge on the final oral rounds. His experience also comprises governmental consultancy, in which context he has been asked to assess, advise and train several tax authorities, including some of the most advanced in the world. He has lectured or been scientifically active in more than 30 countries in Europe, America, Africa and Asia.
Dr Nogueira is a member of the EATLP, IFA, IFA Portugal (Associação Fiscal Portuguesa) and IBDT. He is the president of YIN-IFA Portugal and a member (and scientific secretary) of the ECJ Task Force of the Confédération Fiscale Européenne. He is also a member of the Executive Board of the ILADT (Diretorio), of the Executive Board of IFA Portugal, and of the General Council of the IFA. He is the secretary of the IFA Europe committee. He is one of three members of the LOC (Local Organizing Committee) in charge of organizing the 2023 Annual Congress of the International Fiscal Association, which will be held in Lisbon. He is a member of the editorial board and council of several periodicals on international taxation and acts frequently as external peer reviewer.