Prof. dr. mr. Marcel Pheijffer

Marcel Pheijffer
  • Fraud
  • Corporate Governance
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Fraud
  • Corporate Governance
  • Money laundering
Acting with integrity adds value to society.

Prof. dr. mr. Marcel Pheijffer is Professor of Accountancy at Nyenrode Business University. He is part of Nyenrode's Faculty Research Center for Accounting, Auditing & Control. 

Pheijffer specializes in fields of research related to fraud and other irregularities. The accounting scandals and money laundering affairs (such as those at ING and ABN Amro) are of great interest to him. He is proud to contribute to the knowledge of preventing and combating irregularities by analyzing such issues. Marcel started as a deputy accountant in 1985 with the Dutch Tax and Customs Administration (Belastingdienst).

His career continued in 1991 at the FIOD, the Dutch Fiscal Intelligence and Investigation Service, where he contributed to investigations in the field of organized and organizational crime. Pheijffer mainly focuses on subjects to which both Nyenrode and himself can make a social contribution. He has been a full-time professor at Nyenrode since 2003. First as director of NIVRA-Nyenrode, where he was ultimately responsible for the accountancy and controller degree programs, and from 2008 as Professor of Accountancy. 


Pheijffer enjoys spending his free time with his family. He is also a lover of cooking and good food, vacations, reading and sports.

Most relevant publications

  • Fraude en fraudebestrijding in Nederland, A.E. van Almelo – A.B. Hoogenboom – E.R. Muller – M.Pheijffer, 2016.
  • Rapporten Monitoring Commissie Accountancy (2016, 2018 en 2019).
  • Accountancy en andere zaken onder de loep (deel I t/m V).
  • Geschikt of ongeschikt? That’s the question, M. Pheijffer& N. Zetteler, NJB, 1 maart 2019.
  • Hundreds of blogs and columns at and in the Financieele Dagblad.


New rounds, new opportunities (Sept. 28, 2001)