As EY Global Director of Indirect Tax, Gijsbert is responsible for strategy, operations, client relations, quality, risk management and knowledge sharing for the sub-service line.
He previously held senior leadership positions in Indirect Tax in the Netherlands, BeNe and EMEIA. In his current role, he is growing Indirect Tax worldwide in every aspect from talent, recruitment and knowledge to market, accounts and finance.
He joined EY in 1995. He has represented the Netherlands member firm Tax Office and EY clients many times in court, including a number of cases for the European Court of Justice.
Gijsbert has a strong background in both national and international VAT regulations and experience in banking, telecommunications, electronic commerce, consumer products, immovable property, health sciences, public and financial services.
He holds a Master of Tax Law from Leiden University.
How Gijsbert is building a better working world
“Indirect taxes offer us many chances to do the right thing, provide quality and instruct clients on their obligations and rights. This helps companies to deliver their goods and services in an efficient manner while fulfilling their VAT, GST, excises, customs and other indirect tax obligations. Many times, EY consultants are the connection between industry and government officials – and manage to get it right for everybody.”