About Tilburg University
Tilburg University is a highly respected and long established institution, specialising in economics and law. Located in Tilburg in the southern part of the Netherlands, the university is well known for its high standards in education and scientific research, as well as for its excellent support facilities. For many years, Tilburg has ranked top in the yearly university rankings. Learn more at: Tilburg University
About Kees Koedijk
Kees Koedijk is professor in Financial Management at Tilburg University. In September 2007, he was appointed as Dean of the Tilburg School of Economics and Management. Sustainability is one of his key interests, in addition to International Macro and Finance and Portfolio Management. Professor Koedijk started his academic career in 1984 as in lecturer Monetary Economics at the Erasmus University in Rotterdam. Following this, he has had several positions with the Dutch Central Bank, Maastricht University and the Rotterdam School of Management. For more information, please visit: Tilburg University
About Investment & Pensions Europe
Investment & Pensions Europe (IPE) is the leading monthly magazine for those responsible for running pension funds in Europe. Launched 12 years ago, IPE quickly established itself as the leading source for information on European and global institutional investment. IPE’s circulation is currently over 10,000 each month, of which 75% is in continental Europe and 6,000 of which are institutional investors. IPE has a separate magazine for investors in property, IPE Real Estate and publishes a magazine in Dutch every two months, Investment & Pensions Nederland, as well as a regular magazine for the Asian market, IPA. IPE also runs an online news service IPE.com, as well as an online service in Germany, where a number of publications and events are produced. The annual IPE European Pensions Awards is reckoned to be Europe’s biggest gathering of pension funds, please visit: IPE.
About the European Pension Academy
The European Pension Academy (EPA) is an international research and education initiative, dedicated to improving pension funds’ competences in the areas of governance, strategy development, leadership, entrepreneurship and business innovation. The following people are a member of EPA: Prof.dr. Rob Bauer, Dr. Joop Huij, Prof. dr. Kees Koedijk, Dr. Ronald Mahieu, Dr. Alfred Slager, Dr. Onno Steenbeek and Dr. Laurens Swinkels. EPA contributes to the strategic learning of pension fund management by organizing roundtable discussions and informal meetings. All activities are customized and introduce pension fund professionals to the newest strategic concepts and insights in the field. Our charter is to drive innovation in the academic and practical field of pension fund management and to translate academic knowledge into practical solutions, tools and methodologies. EPA delivers both fundamental and applied research, aimed at internationally leading publication.
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