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Philip Stork is Full Professor at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. He completed his MSc in Econometrics at Erasmus University Rotterdam, where he also obtained his Ph.D. in 1994 through the Tinbergen Institute. Between 1994 and 2006 he worked for MeesPierson, Fortis Bank, and Van der Hoop Bankiers as Head of Derivatives, Managing Director Investment Banking and Executive Director. His activities focused on trading, sales and research of securities (bonds, equities and derivatives), treasury management and risk management. He has run several investment portfolios and was a member of various investment committees. From 2002 to 2006 he was part-time Full Professor of Finance at Erasmus University Rotterdam. From 2007-2010 he was full-time Visiting Professor at Massey University in Auckland, New Zealand. In the past, he worked on projects for the European Parliament, Banking Code Monitoring Committee, IMC Pacific in Sydney, banks, pension funds, and capital managers. 


His research focuses on the behavior of financial markets. In the recent past he published on the topic of contagion risk for banks and hedge funds, in combination with short selling bans. He is also actively involved in the development of investment strategies that build on the systematic behavior of financial markets. He has published several papers on momentum and trending strategies an well as tail risk reduction strategies. Keywords in his research are risk management, investments, banks, and market behavior.

Ancillary activities

  • Bedrijfstakpensioenfonds Vervoer | Den Haag | Bestuurder | 2016-11-01 - present
  • Pensioenfonds DSM Nederland | Heerlen | Adviseur | 2022-01-01 - present

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Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

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