Dr. Jeroen Derwall

Associate Professor

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Jeroen Derwall is associate professor of finance at Utrecht University School of Economics since November 2020. In addition he holds a position at Maastricht University, and is co-founder of the European Centre for Sustainable Finance. Previously he also was associate professor at Open University of The Netherlands and he held faculty positions at Tilburg University and RSM Erasmus University. 

For nearly two decades, his research has focused on sustainable finance and investments, shareholder activism, mutual funds, and performance analysis. He publishes international peer-reviewed journals such as Management Science, Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Empirical Finance, and Financial Analysts Journal, and has received attention in various financial media such as The Economist, Forbes, Financieel Dagblad, International Herald Tribune, Investment & Pensions Europe, and Le Monde. His studies on sustainable finance have received the Moskowitz Prize from the Center of Responsible Business at UC Berkeley (2005), the Finance & Sustainability Research Award of the French Social Investment Forum (2005, 2007), and the PRI/Sustainalytics Best Paper Award (2012). Through ECCE, his research agenda has received external funding or data support from MISTRA (2006-2011) and various institutional investors.

On the teaching front, Jeroen has experience developing Master's programs and courses in (Sustainable) Finance, and courses on academic and reserach skills. He has also (co)developped and taught professional, postgraduate, MBA, and executive courses for Amsterdam Institute of Finance, Dutch Financial Analysts Association (VBA/VU Amsterdam), Duisenberg School of Finance, TIAS Business School, and Maastricht University. He was awarded in 2015 "Excellent Graduate Educator" at both Maastricht University and Tilburg University. 

Next to his employment he is judge for the Kellog School of Management's Moskowitz Prize on socially responsible investing research, member of Kellog's Impact and Sustainable Finance Faculty Constrium, and co-organizer the inaugural conference of the Global Research Alliance for Sustainable Finance & Investments (GRASFI). 

Jeroen has a PhD in Financial Management from RSM Erasmus University.

Ancillary acitivity:  Academic Review Board Member, PGGM (Systematic Equities).