Susi Baerentzen holds a Carlsberg Foundation Postdoc Fellowship at IBFD for research on taxpayers’ rights. In 2020, she obtained a PhD in international tax law and economics, writing on the effectiveness of general anti-avoidance rules in the OECD and the European Union. As part of this project, she worked for five years in the International Tax Law department of one of the Big Four corporations in Denmark.
Ms Baerentzen has published several books and articles on tax issues related to Danish beneficial ownership cases, State aid and alternative financing. She is the founder of the Danish branch of Women in IFA, and she was a reporter for the International Fiscal Association’s 73rd Congress in London in 2019.
Furthermore, she has published on general legal issues related to international humanitarian law and human rights law in connection with her previous engagements as a legal adviser to the Danish Red Cross and the Royal Danish Army.
Prior to commencing her research career, Ms Baerentzen was a legal adviser to the Danish Minister of Taxation and an external lecturer in tax law and EU law at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark. As part of her current research activities, she is officially appointed to the Danish Corps of External University Examiners in EU Law and Tax law.