Marcel Pheijffer (1967) is Professor of Accountancy at Nyenrode
Business Universiteit and Professor of Forensic Accountancy at
Universiteit Leiden. From May 2003 until February 2008 he was director
of NIVRA-Nyenrode School of Accountancy & Controlling. His main
topics of interest include: forensic accounting, fraud, money
laundering, creative accounting & fraudulent reporting, ethics &
integrity, corporate governance and public oversight.
From January 2006 until January 2009 he was a member of the
International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board (IAASB), one of the
bodies of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC).
In 2002/2003 he was the secretary of the Parliamentary Inquiry
commission on fraud in the Building & Construction Industry. Since
September 2000, he has been a professor at Nyenrode and Universiteit
Marcel has been appointed as an expert witness for Dutch Courts several times.
Marcel studied Accountancy at NIVRA-Nyenrode and Criminal Law at
Universiteit Leiden. He was awarded a PhD-degree at the Law Faculty of
Universiteit Leiden. Marcel worked for the tax authorities (Ministry of
Finance) for some 18 years. Within the so-called Fiscal Investigation
and Information Service (FIOD) he worked as a forensic accountant
investigator in the field of fraud, organized crime and money
laundering. He was also advisor at the Ministry of Finance on the
subject of money laundering and integrity issues.