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Graduated as economist and business economist (cum laude). Took a PhD at Groningen University on the theory of money. Worked in academia, business, and ministries. Was editor-in-chief and publishing director of the Dutch leading economists policy journal. Worked on cartel detection and merger control in the Dutch financial sector. Since 2010 part time self-employed (Ecovisie), as internal supervisor and advisor.

Part time professor of Pension Markets since 2008 (formerly Erasmus University Rotterdam; currently Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam), focussing on the workings of several markets within the pensions sector. Co-edited a widely used book on collective pension plans (Springer Verlag, 2007). Supervised several MA and PhD students. Founded a successful full year semi-academic executive pensions program. Studied developments in both pension funds and pension insurance industry. Gives many lectures to professionals about current pension policy and market developments. Member of three supervisory boards of firms within and outside of the financial sector. Chairman of the supervisory boards of two pension funds. Member of advisory committees of the Financial Markets Authority on financial reporting and auditing and the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA). Independent ('crown') member of the Social and Economic Council of the Netherlands. Several advisory positions, mostly in the financial sector, e.g. on sustainable investment.

Volunteers as supervisory board member of Birdlife Netherlands.

Teaching

Pension Economics and Governance (MA course in Duisenberg Honours Program) 2019-

OPPEP: Ontwikkelingen Pensioensector PE-programma (VU School of Governance; co-organizer prof. dr. Erik Lutjens, VU Law) 2018-

Leergang Reflectie op Pensioentoezicht (het Zijlstra Center) 2017-

E_BA_FSR Financial Sector Regulation (MA course in Duisenberg Honours Program) 2016-2017

PhD candidates: Jairo Rivera Rozo (t.b.d.), Gosse Alserda (dec. 2017)

Ancillary activities

  • Autoriteit Financiele Markten | Amsterdam | Member of Financial Reporting and Accountancy Committee | 2016-03-10
  • European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority | Frankfurt | Member of the Occupational Pensions and Stakeholder Group | 2016-03-10
  • Stg. Bedrijfstakpensioenfonds Zoetwarenindustrie | Utrecht | Chairman Supervisory Board | 2016-03-10
  • Stg. Robeco Pensioenfonds | Rotterdam | Chairman Supervisory Board | 2016-03-10
  • Syntrus Achmea Real Estate & Finance | Amsterdam | nonexecutive director | 2016-03-10
  • Vereniging Vogelbescherming Nederland | Zeist | Member Supervisory Board | 2016-03-10
  • Vereniging van Beleggers voor Duurzame Ontwikkeling | Utrecht | Adviseur | 2016-03-10
  • Sociaal Economische Raad | Den Haag | Independent ('crown') member + chairman SCOOR foundation | 2016-03-11
  • Netspar | Tilburg | chair Editorial Board | 2016-07-05
  • Triodos Bank | Zeist | nonexecutive director | 2017-05-19

Last mutation Ancillary Activities: Amsterdam (2017-05-30)

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Research Output 2005 2017

Alles heeft zijn tijd

van der Lecq, S. G. 15 Jun 2017 Amsterdam: Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. 20 p.

Research output: Other research outputInaugural speech

Board Diversity and Self-Regulation in Dutch Pension Funds

van der Lecq, S. G., Swinkels, L. A. P. & Shi, L. 2017 In : Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: An International Journal. 36, 2, p. 111 127 p.

Research output: Scientific - peer-reviewArticle

The Occurence and Impact of Pension Fund Discontinuity

van der Lecq, S. G., Alserda, G. A. G. & Steenbeek, O. W. 2017 Rotterdam: ERIM, p. 1 38 p.(ERIM Research Series)(ERIM Research Series; vol. 2017, no. 008)

Research output: ScientificWorking paper

X-inefficiency and economies of scale in pension fund administration and investment

van der Lecq, S. G., Alserda, G. A. G. & Bikker, J. Mar 2017 Amsterdam: De Nederlandsche Bank, 45 p.(DNB Working Papers; vol. No. 547)

Research output: ScientificWorking paper

Pension risk preferences: a personalized elicitation method and its impact on asset allocation

van der Lecq, S. G., Dellaert, B. G. C., Swinkels, L. A. P. & Alserda, G. A. G. 2016 Tilburg: Netspar, 51 p.(Design Papers; no. 62)

Research output: ProfessionalWorking paper