Dr Joanna 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.
Joanna has been the editor of many different IBFD publications and was the founding editor of IBFD’s database on the taxation of trusts. She was also the pioneer of IBFD's programme of online courses and has taught regularly for IBFD classroom courses and as a guest lecturer for the Universities of Cambridge, Leiden and London. Joanna was a member of the Research Subcommittee of the International Fiscal Association (IFA) for many years, and was general reporter for the IFA Congress held in Kyoto in 2007, on the topic “Conflicts in the Attribution of Income to a Person”. In 2010, she was invited to join the Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners (STEP) as an academic member, and in 2012 she was awarded her PhD by the University of Amsterdam. She is a member of the editorial board of the Global Tax Treaty Commentary.