Alwyn de Koker
BCom (Cape Town) MCom (Wits) CA (SA), HDip Tax Law (Wits), Professor of Taxation, School of Accountancy, University of the Witwatersrand
Currently a Professor of Taxation in the School of Accountancy at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, Alwyn obtained his BComm degree from the University of Cape Town and has a Masters of Commerce in Taxation and a Higher Diploma in Taxation from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. He is a member of the Public Accountants’ and Auditors’ Board in South Africa and of the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants. He is also an Adjunct Professor in the LLM International Tax Programme presented by the School of Law at St Thomas University in Miami, United States of America, and serves as a member of their Board of Academic Advisors He was formerly an Honorary Professor in the School of Law at Regent University, Virginia Beach, USA. He is an Executive Board member of the Royal Society of Fellows and an Advisory Board member of the Foundation for Fiscal Studies. He is also an Advisory Board member and of the Royal Society of Fellows Law Review.
Professor de Koker is the Programme Co-ordinator of the M Com in Taxation presented by the School of Accountancy at the University of the Witwatersrand. He has received significant awards such as Distinguished Lecturer in the Faculty of Commerce, Law and Management (University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg). He has delivered papers on international tax at various conferences worldwide and published extensively. He is the author, of Silke on South African Income Tax, the Silke Tax Yearbook, as well as and co-author of Value-Added Tax in South Africa published by LexisNexis.