More about EFS

Programme Management

PROF. DR. Madeleine Merkx

Programme Director /
EFS Board Member

Madeleine Merkx is Professor of Indirect Taxation at the Erasmus School of Law and a member of the Board of EFS. She is a partner at the Tax Research Center of BDO the Netherlands. She is also an editor of MBB (an academic journal), NLFiscaal kennisbank (a database) and FED (a case law journal) and a regular contributor to WFR, BNB, Btw-bulletin (all tax law journals) and Taxvisions (a tax video platform).

Milja Bormann-Bakker LLM

Programme Coordinator
Milja Bormann-Bakker has a good 25 years of experience in Global VAT and related Indirect Tax topics. After previously working in the Big4 environment, she is currently Partner Indirect Tax (VAT) at AKD NV a leading full-service Benelux law, notary and tax advisory firm. Milja graduated as a tax lawyer from the University of Amsterdam. She is a member of the Dutch Association of Tax Advisers (Nederlandse Orde van Belastingadviseurs) (NOB) and awarded Women in Tax Leader by International Tax Review as from 2015 and Indirect Tax Leader by International Tax Review as from 2014.