Research Team

 

Dr. Irma Johanna Mosquera Valderrama | Principal Investigator

Dr. Irma Johanna Mosquera Valderrama is Associate Professor of Tax Law at Leiden University, the Netherlands. She received her PhD (cum laude) in 2007 in the Netherlands. Her areas of expertise are international tax law and comparative tax law in developed and developing countries and more recently exchange of information and BEPS related issues in developing countries. She is the principal investigator of the ERC project GLOBTAXGOV.

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Dr. Giovana Camila PortolesePostdoctoral researcher

Giovana Portolese works as a postdoctoral researcher in the GLOBTAXGOV project at Leiden University’s Institute for Tax Law and Economics. She holds a PhD in European Tax Law from the University of Bologna and has more than 20 years’ experience in the field of taxation in Brazil with the Federal Tax and Customs Administration. Within the GLOBTAXGOV research project, she will be investigating the role of the European Union in the making of supranational and international tax law, in the respect of EU countries.

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Frederik Heitmüller PhD candidate

Frederik Heitmüller is as PhD candidate in the GLOBTAXGOV project at Leiden University’s Institute for Tax Law and Economics. Being educated through an interdisciplinary and intercultural political and social science study program at the universities of Stuttgart, Bordeaux and Monterey, he believes that interdisciplinary approaches are vital to the creation of new knowledge. By participating in the GLOBTAXGOV research project, he aims to investigate the intersections of tax law, politics, (economic) development and concepts of justice and fairness.

Supervisors: prof. dr. M.O. Hosli  |  dr .I.J. Mosquera Valderrama

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Juliana Cubillos GonzálezPhD candidate

Juliana Cubillos González is a PhD candidate in the GLOBTAXGOV Project at Leiden University’s Institute for Tax Law and Economics. Since 2018, she holds an LLM in International Taxation from the University of Amsterdam (UvA) and the International Bureau of Fiscal Documentation (IBFD). Prior to this achievement she graduated as a bachelor in Law and as a Master in Tax Law from Universidad de los Andes (Bogotá Colombia). By joining the GLOBTAXGOV research project she attempts to broaden her horizons into dealing with multidisciplinary knowledge in order to contribute with the development in tax law at a global level.

Supervisors: prof. dr. M.O. Hosli  |  dr .I.J. Mosquera Valderrama

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Anne Wanyagathi MainaExternal PhD candidate

Anne Wanyagathi Maina is an external PhD candidate at the Leiden University and will be contributing to the project GLOBTAXGOV. Her research work focusses on tax and contract rules that promote good Natural Resource governance. She works at the Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) as a tax auditor. She has a Master of Arts degree in Tax Policy and Tax Administration from Berlin School of Economics and Law, and Masters of Arts degree in Economics and Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics both from the University of Nairobi.

Supervisors:  prof.dr.ir. R. Arendsen   dr .I.J. Mosquera Valderrama

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Mareike BoomResearch Data Steward

Mareike Boom works as Research Data Steward in the GLOBTAXGOV project at Leiden University’s Institute for Tax Law and Economics. She has an interdisciplinary and international background, holding master’s degrees in European Studies (Osnabrück University) as well as Public Information Management (Erasmus University Rotterdam). By working in the GLOBTAXGOV research project, she focusses on facilitating ambitious international (socio-)legal research, while building expertise in the data stewardship profession.

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