Frank Nellen (F.J.G.)

Frank Nellen is Assistant Professor (VAT and customs law) at Maastricht University. He is also a senior manager with Baker Tilly in Utrecht, the Netherlands, specializing in knowledge management and tax advisory in international settings. From 2008 until 2016, he worked as a tax advisor with KPMG Meijbur & Co, Eindhoven, the Netherlands. He is a member of the Dutch Association of Tax Advisors.

Frank has an academic background in business (MSc. International Business, Maastricht University), economics (MSc. Tax Economics, Tilburg University) and law (LL.M. Tax Law (cum laude), Maastricht University). In 2017, he obtained his doctorate in tax law from Maastricht University in connection with his PhD-thesis “Information Asymmetries in EU VAT”. He is a regular speaker at seminars and conferences on tax law, and contributes to a variety of legal periodicals. He has taught tax law at the University of Lausanne and the University of Aruba.

Besides his work in the area of VAT and customs, Frank is a novelist with Overamstel / Holland Diep, a major literary publishing house based in Amsterdam. He is currently writing his second novel, which will likely be published in 2023. For more information, click here.