Marnix van Rij

Marnix van RijPersonal Tax Services Leader, Global and EMEIA (Europe, Middle East, India, and Africa)

Ernst & Young Belastingadviseurs LLP
Wassenaarseweg 80
2596 CZ The Hague

Phone: +31 (0)88 407 3857

Marnix van Rij is the Global, as well as the EMEIA, Leader of EY’s Personal Tax Services group.

Marnix has more than 30 years of experience in the field of tax, and specializes in issues relating to ultra high net worth individuals (UHNWIs) with a business connection; (corporate) income tax; capital gains tax; wealth tax and estate tax planning – domestically and cross-border. He is Global Client Service Partner of a major internationally orientated Dutch family-owned business. His major projects include advising about foreign investments, succession planning, restructuring corporate and personal holding structure. Other than this, Marnix has several other family-owned businesses as well as (single) family offices as his clients.

Marnix is frequently invited as a guest speaker, giving lectures on tax, focused on UHNWIs, non-profit organizations and tax policy. He is a regular writer and commentator in the media about tax. He has contributed to several books and articles in tax magazines. One of the last initiatives was the global EY thought leadership publication Wealth under the spotlight (December 2010), of which a revised version will be published in the second quarter of 2014. Marnix was active in Dutch politics for the Christian Democratic Party (CDA) from 1986 until 2001. He reached the position of National Chairman (1999–2001).

Marnix was educated at the University of Leiden, obtaining a master’s in Tax Law and Dutch Company Law. He has several certificates in banking and financing and European tax law, and leadership courses at Harvard Business School and Booth School of Business. Marnix speaks Dutch, English, French and German.

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