Henk Vordinghas been Professor of Tax Law at Leiden University Law School since 2006 and he is former Vice-Dean of Leiden University law School. He is visiting professor at Hastings College of Law, San Francisco and Peking University Law School. Also, he’s a member of Academic Committee of the European Association of Tax Law Professors, a member of Board of the Dutch Association for the Study of Taxation as well as former member of Dutch tax reform committee. He holds an MA in History and a PhD in Law at Leiden University. He worked as an assistant professor in Economics at Leiden University Law School in 1986 and became an Associate Professor in Tax Law and Economics at Leiden University Law School in 2004. The courses he taught include Introduction to Tax Law, Philosophical Theories of Taxation, European Tax Policy. His research themes include European and international tax law & policy (with a focus on corporation income tax), historical development of tax law and systems, and philosophical foundations of taxation and redistribution.