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Cristian Largeanu

Policy officer at European Commission in the field of VAT
He led the work on the VAT Gap Study between 2015-2021 and was part of teams on CESOP and ViDA-proposals
Currently involved in the reflection on the Future of VAT at the European Commission

Fernando Matesanz

Director Spanish VAT Services
President of the Madrid VAT Forum Foundation and secretary of the Board of the International VAT Association
Member VAT Expert Group


European Court of Justice,
University of Leipzig

Erwan Loquet 

Partner BDO Tax & Advisory Luxembourg
Lecturer at University of Luxembourg

Aleksandra Bal

Indirect Tax Technology Lead at Stripe
She leads a team tasked with developing Tax Technology solutions and overseeing indirect taxes across EMEA, APAC, Canada, the US and LATAM


Arteo, Belgium,
Vrije Universiteit Brussel,
Université Catholique de Louvain,
Cyprus International Institute of Management

Prof. dr. Herman van Kesteren

Partner PwC
Lecturer at University of Tilburg

Marta Papis-Almansa

Associate Professor and MSCA Fellow, University of Copenhagen
Senior Lecturer at Kristianstad University


Erasmus School of Law
Seminar Director EFS,
BDO, The Netherlands

Juan Manuel Vazquez

PhD researcher at University of Amsterdam
Academic coordinator of ACTL’s CPT project
Professional Support Lawyer at Loyens & Loeff Tax Knowledge Center

Prof. Felix Desmyttere

Manager EY Belgium
University of Antwerpen
University of Hasselt
Volutary Research Fellow University of Gent

Karina Ozer

Tax Manager Data and Technology Strategy at Booking
Over 16 years experience in Indirect Tax and mainly focus on Data and Technology in Tax

Gilles Barbabianca

Government representative at the Luxembourg VAT Authority


Lecturer VAT Erasmus School of Law / Economics
Seminar Coordinator Top-Level Seminar EU VAT
Deloitte Tax Research Center
PhD student at the Erasmus University Rotterdam