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Meet our KPMG Tax experts

Dianne Berry

Since joining KPMG Meijburg & Co in 2005, Dianne has advised various companies in relation to (international and domestic) taxes and managed several (cross border) transfer pricing projects, including coordinating work with foreign KPMG offices for clients with business outside of the Netherlands. Dianne enjoys practicing a variety of sports including capoeira, cross fit and boxing.

Elène Siem

Elène is an indirect tax specialist with over 10 years of experience working at KPMG Meijburg & Co. Elène is specialized in VAT, and assists clients in the profit- and non-profit sector with optimizing their Dutch and cross-border VAT position. She finds it important that clients are provided with useful and practical advice, whereby VAT should follow the business. The most exciting part of her work is connecting with people and finding creative solutions. In her spare time, Elène is a real ‘foodie’ who hits the gym quite often and just started to learn salsa.

Femke van de Water

Femke is a Dutch corporate income tax specialist at KPMG Meijburg & Co and a member of the KPMG Emerging Giants team, which focuses on supporting start-ups and scale-ups. When it comes to tax, she has advised companies and founders with national tax matters and when going abroad. Before joining KPMG Meijburg & Co, she worked at the finance department at a scale-up company in Rotterdam. Besides that, Femke is a triathlon fanatic, and always up for a game of tennis or padel.

Celine Steinkamp

Celine is a Dutch corporate income tax specialist at KPMG Meijburg & Co and a member of both the KPMG Emerging Giants team and the German Desk. The German Desk focuses on advising Dutch subsidiaries of German corporate groups. Due to her German background, Celine was able build up a strong network with our neighbors in Germany. The wide variety of clients is what makes her days dynamic and ensures that there is never a dull moment.

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