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.
- EU VAT law
- EU Customs law
- Tax economics
Professional career history
Dr. Frank Nellen works as an assistant professor at Maastricht University. His most recent academic research focuses on EU VAT and customs law. Frank has published numerous articles in a variety of periodicals, and currently teaches the Master course ‘European Value Added Tax’ at Maastricht University. In addition to his part-time academic career, he works as a senior manager with Baker Tilly. In the latter capacity, he mostly assists businesses operating in a cross-border context. He regularly speaks at seminars and conferences, and has taught EU VAT law at the University of Lausanne and the University of Aruba.
PhD in Tax Law – University of Maastricht
LL.M International Tax Law – University of Maastricht (cum laude)
BSc. and MSc. Tax Economics – University of Tilburg
BSc. and MSc. International Business – University of Maastricht