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Bert Steens is the program director and a professor in the Executive Master’s program in Finance & Control at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. He regularly advises businesses on management accounting and control issues, which increasingly involves the application of finance analytics. His industry experience comes from his roles as a partner of EY (1999 – 2001 and 2005 – 2018) and vice president of Capgemini (Cap Gemini Ernst & Young). He is a qualified econometrician (MSc Erasmus University Rotterdam EUR), chartered controller (‘RC’, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) and Master of Change Management (SIOO Utrecht), and he holds a PhD for his research on the role of transfer pricing in economic value creation, a project in which data analytics played an important role. On the Executive Master’s program, Bert teaches the courses Investment Appraisal & Business Valuation, Management Accounting and Data Analytics applications in Management Accounting, and he supervises research based on data-analytics. Research areas include transfer pricing, cost accounting, controllership and performance management.

Ancillary activities

  • Cap Gemini Ernst & Young | Utrecht | Vice President | 2001-05-23 - present
  • Capgemini Consulting | Utrecht | Vice President | 2004-05-24 - present
  • Kluwer | Deventer | Core member of editorial board of MCA (01/01/1997 - 31/12/20 | 2014-07-01 - present
  • VU - School of Business and Economics | Amsterdam | Core member editorial board HMA (2004 - 2016 for Kluwer) | 2015-01-01 - present
  • EY Accountants LLP | Amsterdam | Partner (01/01/1999 - 31/05/2000 & 01/12/2005 - 30/06/2018) | 2017-07-01 - present
  • VU - School of Business and Economics | Amsterdam | Chairman Advisory Board Accounting & Control MSc programs | 2017-09-19 - present
  • EY | Amsterdam | Partner-contractor | 2018-07-01 - present
  • VU - School of Business and Economics | Amsterdam | Core member editorial board HMA (2004 - 2016 for Kluwer) | 2018-07-01 - present

Ancillary activities are updated daily

Education/Academic qualification

Management Control & Accounting, PhD, VU Business School

2 Feb 200314 Nov 2008

Master of Change Management - MCM, Sioo

18 Apr 199319 May 1995

Post graduate Controller Program - RC, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

1 Sep 19905 Dec 1992

Econometrics, Master, Erasmus Universtiteit Rotterdam

31 Aug 19831 Oct 1987

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interview Social Sciences
finance Social Sciences
Transfer pricing Business & Economics
management Social Sciences
Economic value Business & Economics
scientific journal Social Sciences
Management control Business & Economics
merger Social Sciences

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Research Output 1989 2018

Finance
Competency
Language

Bijdragen van controllers aan innovatieland Nederland

Steens, H. B. A., Jan 2017, In : Management Control & Accounting. 21, 1, p. 18-19

Research output: Contribution to JournalLetterProfessional

Controller
The Netherlands
Innovation

Commissarissen, de extra antennes van het bestuur

Steens, H. B. A., Aug 2017, In : Inform. 2017, Zomer, p. 21-23

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleProfessional

Supervisory board
Company performance
Corporate governance codes

Een goed huis staat op een goed fundament

Steens, H. B. A., Aug 2017, In : Management Control & Accounting. 21, 4, p. 1

Research output: Contribution to JournalEditorialProfessional

Robotics

Het belang van intelligence: Hoe intelligent gaat u met uw vastgoed om?

Steens, H. B. A. & Buisman, A., Jun 2017

Research output: Online publication or Non-textual formOnline publication or WebsiteProfessional

Business intelligence
Real estate

Activities 2004 2016

Management Control & Accounting (Journal)

H.B.A. Steens (Reviewer)
2016 → …

Activity: Peer review and Editorial workEditorial workProfessional

Kluwer (Publisher)

H.B.A. Steens (Reviewer)
2016 → …

Activity: Peer review and Editorial workEditorial workProfessional

Management Control & Accounting (Journal)

H.B.A. Steens (Member of editorial board)
2004

Activity: Peer review and Editorial workEditorial workAcademic

Prizes

Article of Merit - 2001 Competition

H.B.A. Steens (Recipient), 1 Nov 2001

PrizeAcademic

Value-based management
Management accounting

Press / Media

DNA of the CFO

H.B.A. Steens

27/09/10

1 media contribution

Press/Media: Public Engagement Activities