Julia de Jong is a manager in the Government Consultancy Department of IBFD with a multi-disciplinary professional background. Since early 2017, her main focus is on the impact of emerging disruptive technologies on the public sector. Her guiding objective is to help governments acknowledge both the opportunities and the risks of digitalization, bridge the knowledge and skill gap between the public and private sector in the technology domain, identify critical technology needs of tax administrations, design digital transformation roadmaps and assist throughout policy implementation, and change management processes.
Julia de Jong
Ms De Jong has received an LLM in International Tax Law from the Vienna University of Economics and Business and a degree in Accounting and Finance from Manchester University, United Kingdom. She has also completed a Comparative Tax Policy and Administration Program with Harvard Kennedy School. As part of her research, she has issued a number of publications on the topics of blockchain and distributed ledger technologies for tax administrations and beneficial ownership registers, shared economy and digital platforms, artificial intelligence and citizen-centric policies.