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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.

Past and present: member of 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 + academic member of the Occupational Pensions Stakeholder Group of the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA) + independent ('crown') member of the Social and Economic Council of the Netherlands (SER) + several board and advisory positions, mostly in the financial sector, e.g. on sustainable investment.


Pension Economics and Governance (MA course Financial Management) 2019-

Academic Director of accredited postgraduate program Risk Management for Financial Instutions, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, September 2018 -

PhD candidate: Jairo Rivera Rozo (t.b.d.)

Ancillary activities

  • Syntrus Achmea Real Estate & Finance | Amsterdam | nonexecutive director | 2016-03-10 - present
  • Sociaal Economische Raad | Den Haag | Independent ('crown') member + chairman SCOOR foundation | 2016-03-11 - present
  • Netspar | Tilburg | chair Editorial Board | 2016-07-05 - present
  • Triodos Bank | Zeist | nonexecutive director | 2017-05-19 - present
  • Arriva Nederland | Heerenveen | nonexecutive director | 2017-11-02 - present
  • Stichting KDP (KPMG Deferred Payments) | Amstelveen | chairman | 2017-12-18 - present
  • Centraal Bureau voor de Statistiek / Statistics Netherlands | Den Haag | Member of sounding board Pension Entitlement Statistics | 2018-05-01 - present
  • European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority | Frankfurt | Member of the Occupational Pensions and Stakeholder Group | 2018-09-03 - present
  • Security Industry Pension Fund | Utrecht | member audit committee | 2020-01-01 - present

Ancillary activities are updated daily

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics where Fieke van der Lecq is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

Pension funds Business & Economics
National cultures Business & Economics
Redistribution Business & Economics
Public pensions Business & Economics
Pensions Business & Economics
Factors Business & Economics
Pension plans Business & Economics
Cultural dimensions Business & Economics

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Research Output 2005 2019

Individual pension risk preference elicitation and collective asset allocation with heterogeneity

van der Lecq, F., Dellaert, B. G. C., Alserda, G. A. G. & Swinkels, L. A. P., 21 Feb 2019, In : Journal of Banking and Finance. 101, April, p. 206-225 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Preference elicitation
Asset allocation
Risk preferences
Pension plans

National culture and the configuration of public pensions

van der Lecq, S. G., Steenbeek, O. W., Rivera Rozo, J. A. & García Huitrón, M. E., 2018, In : Journal of Comparative Economics. 46, 2, p. 457-479 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

National cultures
Public pensions
Pension plans

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

Alserda, G. A. G., Bikker, J. A. & Van Der Lecq, F. S. G., 14 Oct 2018, In : Applied Economics. 50, 48, p. 5164-5188 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Economies of scale
Pension funds

Alles heeft zijn tijd

van der Lecq, S. G., Sep 2017, In : Tijdschrift voor Pensioenvraagstukken. 2017, 28, p. 19-23 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleProfessional

Alles heeft zijn tijd

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

Research output: Book / ReportInaugural speechProfessional

Open Access

Activities 2008 2016

  • 1 Membership
  • 1 Lecture / Presentation

Netspar (External organisation)

S.G. van der Lecq (Member)

Activity: MembershipAcademic

Collective pension systems: costs and benefits of solidarity

S.G. van der Lecq (Speaker), O.W. Steenbeek (Speaker)
1 May 2008

Activity: Lecture / PresentationAcademic

Press / Media

Geld sparen in een pensioenfonds, hoe slim is dat nog?

Fieke van der Lecq


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Op de universiteit gaat het vooral over de markt

Fieke van der Lecq


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Het nieuwe pensioen komt met hoop, vrees en vragen

Fieke van der Lecq


1 media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment