Giedre Lideikyte Huber - Topic: “Tax incentives for philanthropy: how they affect international giving and what could be improved”.


Giedre Lideikyte Huber is a Senior lecturer at the Faculty of Law of the University of Geneva and a Swiss National Science Foundation researcher. She specializes in tax law, and more specifically in taxation of philanthropy, corporate taxation and sustainable tax systems (including climate and gender issues in taxation). Her PhD in Tax Law, published by IBFD, focuses on the Swiss and US corporate taxation.
During her academic career, Giedre was a visiting scholar at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), University of Oxford, University of Zurich, UC Berkeley School of Law and Harvard Law School. She has received numerous academic awards and grants. She has also acted as Scientific expert for the OECD Centre for Tax Policy and Administration in the elaboration of the Report on Taxation and Philanthropy.
Her professional experience outside academia includes both the private (banking) and public sectors (Geneva cantonal tax authority). She also acts as a Member of the Board of the Geneva supervisory authority of foundations and pension funds.