Head of the Country Tax Policy and Personal and Property Taxes units
Centre for Tax Policy and Administration
Bert Brys is Senior Tax Economist, Head of the Country Tax Policy Team and Head of the Personal and Property Taxes unit in the Tax Policy and Tax Statistics Division of the OECD’s Centre for Tax Policy and Administration.
He joined the OECD in 2005. Within the OECD he has worked on a broad range of taxes, tax indicators and tax policy design topics, including personal income taxes and effective tax rates on labour income, property taxes, corporate income taxes, political economy issues of tax reform, taxation and economic growth and taxation and skills indicators and issues.
Prior to joining the OECD, he worked on tax issues for the Flemish regional Government in Belgium. He holds a Ph.D. degree from the Tinbergen Institute, Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands. He also obtained Master degrees in economics from the Universidad Autonoma de Barcelona (Spain), from CenTEr at Tilburg University (the Netherlands) and from Universiteit Antwerpen (Belgium).