Our people

mr. Machiel van Driel RB

Machiel has studied Fiscal law at Leiden University and is the director of VAT Institute. Machiel is mainly engaged in advising non profit institutions.

Mr. Frank Resseler

Frank has studied Fiscal law at Leiden University. Frank  is mainly engaged in advising and training international businesses. Frank is also responsible for the Chinese clients of VAT Institute.

Mr. Matthijs van der Wulp LLM

Matthijs  has studied Dutch law at Erasmus University Rotterdam and Fiscal law at Tilburg University and is currently linked to Tilburg University as external doctorate candidate. Matthijs mainly litigates in objection and appeal procedures as well and provides publications for several trade journals. Matthijs is Head of the Scientific Bureau within VAT Institute.

Joanne Ligthart-de Bruin LLB

Joanne has completed the education HBO-Law and is mainly engaged in advising non profit institutions.

Daphne van den Heuvel MSc

Daphne has studied Fiscal law at Tilburg University and is mainly engaged in advising not for profit institutions.

Ronald van den Hurk MSc

Ronald has studied Fiscal economics at Tilburg University and is mainly engaged in providing online VAT advice via BTW-PLAZA and thereby advices accountancy, administration and Vat consultancy offices .

Drs. Ariane van den Berg-Smolders MSc

Ariane has studied business administration at Erasmus University Rotterdam and completed the education to fiscal advisor at FSDC. Ariane mainly advises internationally operating organizations and is responsible for the clients of VAT Institute in the Middle East.  

Florian Bijvank

Florian is studying Fiscal law at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam. He mainly processes registrations, refund claims and VAT returns and assists with VAT advisory services for companies and institutions.

Hans de Waard

Hans is a senior compliance officer and is mainly involved with foreign VAT registrations, foreign VAT compliance and VAT refund claims. 

Anne Bakker-Molenaar

Anne is a senior compliance officer and is mainly involved with foreign VAT registrations, foreign VAT compliance and VAT refund claims. 

Lara Wensing

Lara is a senior compliance officer and is mainly involved with foreign VAT registrations, foreign VAT compliance and VAT refund claims. 

Eveline ten Hoor

Eveline is a VAT compliance officer and is mainly involved with VAT registrations and VAT compliance.

Ilse van der Wulp-van de Visch

Ilse is a VAT compliance officer and is mainly involved with VAT compliance and VAT and excise refund claims.

Siqi Li

Siqi is relationship manager for mainly Chinese clients.

Jonathan Sun

Jonathan is VAT compliance officer for mainly Chinese clients.

Chen Wei

Chen is VAT compliance officer for mainly Chinese clients.

Lin Xu

Lin is a secretary for mainly Chinese clients.

Petra Huisman-Hoogesteger

Petra is the executive secretary.

Petra van Bemmelen

Petra is a office manager.

Adrianne van Willigen-Klijnsmit

Adrianne is a secretary.

Ilse de Jong

Ilse is a secretary.

Joëlle Keesmaat

Joëlle is a secretary.

Anita van den Dool

Anita is the responsible process officer with respect to advice for and registration of solar panel owners. She also supports secretarial tasks.