Gerben has over 20 years of professional consulting experience with a primary focus on international tax and transfer pricing. He has provided advice to companies, governments and law firms on a range of international tax, transfer pricing, and valuation issues. Gerben is named as top transfer pricing adviser in the Transfer Pricing Expert Guide by Euromoney / Legal Media Group.
He has performed and directed transfer pricing engagements in a variety of situations, including planning, advance pricing agreements, documentation, audit and litigation. His experience includes developing, analyzing, and implementing transfer pricing strategies; addressing operational aspects and practical implications of transfer pricing; providing economic analysis and preparing documentation for compliance, audit and litigation; advice on permanent establishment profit allocation and branch capital allocation matters; and identification and valuation of intangible assets.
Prior to starting Ectacon in 2015, Gerben was vice president at Charles River Associates, a leading global consulting firm, and worked as a senior economist at LECG and IntraPrice and as tax advisor at PwC.
Gerben holds a master degree in Fiscal Economics from Groningen University.