Victoria joined the School of Accountancy in January 2018, after completing her PhD in Law at the University of Auckland Law School. Victoria was awarded a University of Auckland Doctoral Scholarship to conduct her full-time research on the corporate income tax challenges arising in the digitalised global economy. Victoria’s thesis “Global Matchmakers: Tax Challenges and Responses in the Digital Economy” was nominated for the Vice-Chancellor’s Prize for Best Doctoral Thesis in 2017.
Before starting her PhD project, Victoria obtained the degree of Master of Private Law and worked for Ernst & Young (CIS) BV in Moscow, as Senior Associate, then Barrister of the Business and Tax Litigation Team. Victoria is a member of the Moscow Bar Association (non-practising).
Victoria’s professional interests include corporate income taxation, international taxation, tax, political economy and philosophy, public finance and tax policy, corporate and contract law problems.
Victoria teaches: 110.289 Taxation; 110.389 Advanced Taxation; 110.807 Tax; 152.727 Managing Multinational Enterprises.