Sigrid Hemels (1973) is State Councillor in the Dutch Council of State, full professor of tax law at the Erasmus University Rotterdam School of Law, and affiliated to Lund University School of Economics and Management. Part of her research focusses on tax incentives for art, culture and charities. She publishes and lectures regularly on these topics. She has been a member of the supervisory board of the Prins Bernhard Cultuurfonds and of the Amsterdam Museum. Currently she is a board member of the Hendrik Muller fonds and of the Stichting Fonds Willem van Rede, and a member of the advisory committee of the Giving in the Netherlands project of Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and of Vereniging Rembrandt.
Prof. Dr. Karen Maas is endowed professor of Accounting and Sustainability at the Open University, Heerlen. She is also academic director of Impact Centre Erasmus (ICE) at Erasmus University Rotterdam in the Netherlands. Karen conducts research in the field of impact strategies, - measurement and management, sustainability, and impact investing. Karen worked with many for-profit, non-profit and financial organizations to measure and manage their impact. Karen is member of the supervisory board of Fair Capital Partner and of the Dutch Association of Investors for Sustainable Development. Next to that she is a member of the Sustainable Finance Lab and the Sustainable Pension Investment Lab and of the Advisory board of ‘Het groene Brein’. Her work has been published in books, academic journals, newspapers and online sources.
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