Lyke is a Tax Lawyer and Partner of Hillbrook and has over 20 years’ experience in the field of expatriate tax, international mobility and assignment management. Before joining Hillbrook in December 2013, Lyke worked for almost 2 years with Boxx, an expatriate consultancy firm in Belgium. Prior to that, she worked for more than 13 years in the International Assignments group of PricewaterhouseCoopers, managing several large client engagements and providing technical advice and guidance to HR, Tax and Finance professionals on all aspects of assignments including compensation, tax and HR issues. She was also responsible for the Sales & Business Development of the International Assignments group. Since 2012 Lyke has been a teacher at the Expatise Academy, teaching the subject ‘Understanding the system of international taxation and the avoidance of double taxation’.
Lyke’s area of expertise is in international tax and social security planning for expatriate individuals, but also has a broad knowledge of immigration/visa and experience with outsourcing projects. Lyke has a degree in both Civil Law and Tax Law.
Henk is a founding member and Partner of Hillbrook. In 2009, he branched out on his own after spending over 15 years with Arthur Andersen and Deloitte. As a Senior Director in Deloitte’s International Assignment Services department, he was responsible for major client engagements and providing specialist expatriate tax and HR consultancy services. Henk was a teacher of cross border employment for 4 years at the Dutch Association of Tax Advisers (NOB). In 2013, he became a teacher again at the Expatise Academy, teaching global mobility (GM) professionals on the 30%-ruling. Further, Henk is very much engaged in the GM industry in the Netherlands and is the Chapter Leader of the Forum for Expatriate Management (FEM) in the Netherlands. In this capacity Henk organizes quarterly FEM seminars for GM professionals on different trending topics such as immigration, talent management, international employment law, policy benchmarking, 30%-ruling and other GM topics.
His area of expertise is expatriate tax compliance and consultancy. Henk has written a booklet on the 30%-ruling and numerous published articles on cross-border employment. As from 2004, he has been an author for the monthly payroll magazine ‘Praktijkblad voor de Salarisadministratie’.
Erik is a Partner of Hillbrook and one of the firm's founders. He started his tax career with Price Waterhouse before leaving to set up his own tax advisory business. Erik’s former Price Waterhouse colleague Henk Amorison joined in 2010 and together they formed Hillbrook Expatriate Tax Solutions in May of that year.
Erik specializes in start-up and growing businesses including sole proprietorships, partnerships and private limited companies. He has been assisting entrepreneurs for many years on a wide range of Dutch tax and compliance matters, including those with cross border activities. Erik also has a wealth of experience in the tax and financial aspects of divorce, in addition to the handling of tax compliance aspects of Dutch State Monuments. Erik graduated in Tax Law from Amsterdam University in 1987.
Daphne started her career at one of the world's largest publishers of monthly magazines, Hearst Magazines, in 2011. She started as a marketing executive for FiscAlert, a Dutch magazine about investing, taxes and personal finances. After 1 year she combines this role with working on the database department, providing advice and analyses to marketing. After that she worked as a marketing executive of the magazines Esquire and Men’s Health. In this job she was responsible for several projects about digitization and event organization. After being an employee for five years at Hearst magazines and obtaining a lot of experiences in various fields, Daphne joined Hillbrook in August 2016 in the role of Office manager. Since January 2018 she has joined our immigration team as an immigration consultant.
Daphne graduated with a bachelor degree in Communication and a master degree in Corporate Communication, both from the University of Amsterdam.
Gwen joined Hillbrook as of September 2016 as an Immigration Director. Gwen has 19 years of experience in Dutch Immigration compliance. Before joining Hillbrook she was heading the immigration team of Deloitte in the Netherlands. Before Deloitte she was manager within the immigration department of PwC. Gwen has successfully managed global tax and immigration client accounts in a number of industries, including engineering, retail and IT. She has extensive consulting experience in establishing immigration processes and finding solutions for complex immigration situations. Next to her in-depth immigration knowledge, Gwen also has knowledge of the Dutch tax and social security system.
Gwen is a regular contributor to Dutch immigration policy forums and has published several news articles. She has given multiple workshops on Dutch immigration. She has a Bachelor’s degree in Management Economics and Law.
Ivo has worked for Hillbrook since November 2010 and has been part of Hillbrook’s rapid expansion in recent years. Prior to joining Hillbrook, Ivo worked in the international payroll department of Arthur Andersen and Deloitte for over 10 years after graduating from the MEAO (Education on Economics and Administration) in Alkmaar.
He has been intrinsically involved with selecting, testing and the implementation of state of the art on-line salary systems and international payroll solutions. Ivo also teaches at the Expatise Acadamy on the subject of expat payroll administration.
René joined Hillbrook in October 2013 as Manager of Payroll Services to further develop and grow the international payroll practice. Previously he worked for almost 14 years at Arthur Andersen and Deloitte in the international payroll department where he became a specialist in expat payrolls, executive payrolls, shadow payrolls and salary split payrolls.
René studied Business Economics at the Hogeschool voor Economische Studies (HES) in Amsterdam. After his study he briefly worked as Assistant Business Controller at Sony Europe B.V.
Marnix joined Hillbrook in January 2015 as Tax Consultant. Previously Marnix worked for Arthur Andersen and Deloitte’s International Assignment Services. Prior to joining Hillbrook, Marnix worked for a small tax firm servicing, besides expats, major shareholders (DGA) and directors on all tax related matters such as income tax, corporate income tax and VAT.
Marnix studied Fiscal – Economics at the Hogeschool voor Economische Studies (HES) in Amsterdam.
Jeffery joined Hillbrook in June 2012 as Tax Accountant. He started his career in the tax department of PricewaterhouseCoopers Curaҫao in 1995. After 4 years Jeffery moved to the Netherlands where he worked for several tax consultancy firms.
Jeffery specializes in the compliance of corporate and value added tax. He also has a solid background in financial reporting and accounting. Jeffery has a Bachelor degree in business administration with a specialization in Tax and Economics from the Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences.
Miranda has almost 9 years of experience working at PwC and joined Hillbrook in 2015. Her main focus is tax compliance for international mobile employees and foreign local hires and she is responsible for numerous clients engagements. From the year 2008 until 2011 she was the day to day contact for the expatriates and local cross border commuters of the Philips account within PwC.
Miranda has followed the Management, Economic and Law study in Utrecht.
Wendy joined Hillbrook in September 2016 as a Tax Compliance Manager. Wendy has 8 years of experience working at the Expat Management department of Deloitte. At Hillbrook she focusses on tax compliance for foreign local hires and international assignees. Wendy studied Business Economics in Alkmaar.
Brigit joined Hillbrook in November 2016 as an Immigration Manager. Brigit has over 8 years of experience in immigration compliance. She has gained experience in immigration compliance during her employment at the international office of the VU University and during her employment at PwC. Within PwC she provided advice in all areas of corporate immigration for the Netherlands including business visitor visas, temporary work and residence permits, entry-and departure procedures, dependent/family processing, student related matters and maintenance of status. Brigit has a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration in Tourism Management and worked in Africa and Asia after her graduation.
Fisla joined Hillbrook in January 2017. She started her career working for international NGOs and the UN, focusing on forced migration. After number of years in the Balkans, the Caucasus and the Middle East, she moved to the Netherlands where she started working with corporate migration. Prior to joining Hillbrook, for more than four years Fisla managed the Expatriate Services department of Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) with over 900 clients. In addition she worked for nearly a year at EY, consulting clients in a number of industries, including IT, retail and manufacturing. She focuses on immigration compliance and provides advice in all areas of corporate immigration for the Netherlands including business visitor visas, temporary work and residence permits, entry-and departure procedures, dependent/family processing and maintenance of status. Fisla has a Master degree in Development Management and speaks fluent English, Dutch, Macedonian, Serbian, Croatian and basic Russian.
Linda Joined Hillbrook in September 2017 as a Tax Compliance Manager. Linda has almost 10 years of experience working at the expat management department of PwC and Deloitte. At Hillbrook the main focus is tax compliance for international mobile employees and foreign local hires. Linda studied Law at the Hogeschool in Leiden.
When you dial our general number, changes are that Mirjam will be on the other end of the line. She has been our Office Manager since June 2017. Mirjam used to work as a freelancer in the field of communication and storytelling. In that capacity she, for instance, helped organizing the congress Supervision of Behaviour and Culture hosted by DNB as well as the realization of their book with the same title.
Shireen is working at Hillbrook since November 2019 as an immigration specialist. She has 8 years of experience in global mobility and especially within immigration. She started as a relocation consultant (coordination of housing, immigration and part of 30% ruling) and specialized herself in the immigration part. She worked for several relocation companies and has worked with the Dutch Immigration Authorities (IND) as well.
Shireen studied Dutch Law at the University of Amsterdam and has a Master degree in Labour law.
Susan joined Hillbrook in July 2019 as a work student. She has varied work experiences, from the high impact crimes department at the Police to the Income Tax department at the tax authorities. She is currently studying for her bachelor’s degree in Tax Law.
Annelieke joined Hillbrook in November 2019 as Immigration Specialist. After finishing a Bachelor degree in Law at Universiteit Utrecht and a Master degree in International Migration and Refugee law at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, she started her career in 2017 at a mid-size tax consultancy firm in Leiden.
Annelieke specializes in the field of (highly skilled) labor migration and international assignments. She has good working knowledge of social security coordination and the 30% ruling.
Stephanie has almost 7 years of experience. She worked for Baker & McKenzie and EY before she joined Hillbrook in 2018. Her main focus is tax compliance and tax advice to international mobile employees and foreign local hires. Stephanie is responsible for numerous clients engagements.
Stephanie has a Master degree in International and European tax laws and a Master degree in Civil-law Notary from the University of Amsterdam.