Martijn Schippers has worked as a tax lawyer with EY in Rotterdam since 2014. He is specialized in EU customs law and EU excise duties and has experience in customs classification, valuation, origin, and customs and excise procedures. He also has profound knowledge of applying VAT in cross-border transactions.
Besides being a part of EY’s Global Trade Department, Mr Schippers is a PhD candidate in Customs Valuation at the Erasmus University, Rotterdam. He is also the coordinator of the prestigious EFS post-master programme in EU Customs Law at the Erasmus University, and teacher and coordinator of several master courses in the Indirect Tax master programme of the Erasmus School of Law and Erasmus School of Economics. He also coordinates and is a member of the Dutch delegation of IBFD's research group on Special Tax Zones.
Mr Schippers studied both Tax Law and Company Law at the Erasmus School of Law. In addition, he obtained a post-master’s degree in EU Customs Law at the Erasmus University in 2015. He is a frequent contributor to leading Dutch and international journals and is a member of the Dutch Association for Tax Science (Vereniging voor Belastingwetenschap), the Dutch Association of Tax Advisers (NOB), the International Fiscal Association (IFA) and the International Network of Customs Universities (INCU).