Hannelore  Maria Leona Niesten

Hannelore Maria Leona Niesten

Consultant at the World Bank Group

Hannelore Maria Leona Niesten joined the Women, Business and the Law team in July 2021, and works on taxation and digital development for other teams within the World Bank Group. Hannelore also works as a legal and tax consultant for the International Center for Tax and Development and the Asian Development Bank. Previously, she was a tax lawyer at a Brussels-based law firm. Hannelore was a Fulbright Postdoctoral Scholar at Georgetown, and holds a PhD in Law from Maastricht University, an LLM in Business and Finance Law from George Washington University, an Advanced Master in Tax Law, an Advanced Master in Notary Law from the Catholic University of Leuven, as well as a Master in European Law School and a Master in Globalization and Law from Maastricht University.