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The Netherlands
Hoge Raad der Nederlanden
prof. dr. Maarten Willem Charles Feteris
President since: 2014
Justice of the supreme court since: 2008
Career before being justice of the Supreme Court:
Born 10 March 1960 in Den Haag, Netherlands
Gymnasium Haganum (b) in Den Haag
Dutch Law at Rijksuniversiteit in Leiden. Thesis about private international law
Fiscal law at Universiteit van Amsterdam
1993 PhD at Universiteit van Amsterdam on a thesis about Fiscal administrative sanctions and the right to a fair trial.
Professional experience
1982 – 1983  Fellow at the Rijksuniversiteit te Leiden for private international law
1983 – 1986  Legal department of the Sociale Verzekeringsbank (Social sceurity insitution)
1986 - 2008  Tax consultant, since 1991 partner of PricewaterhouseCoopers and predecessors of this firm
1994             Professor of Formal tax law at Erasmus Universiteit Rotterdam
1994 – 2008 Deputy Judge at the Court of Appeals in ‘s Hertogenbosch (tax chamber)
2008 - 2013  Justice at the Supreme Court of the Netherlands (tax chamber)
2011             Deputy Judge at the Council of State (“Raad van State”) of the Netherlands
2013 - 2014  Vice-president of the Supreme Court of the Netherlands
2014             President of the Supreme Court of the Netherlands
Honors and awards
1992 State prize for scientific fiscal Publications (“Staatsprijs voor fiscaal-wetenschappelijke publicaties”)
1994 Modderman prize (for scientific work in the field of penal law) for the PhD Thesis
2008 Jan Giele prize (prize for contribution to fairness in taxation)