netspar center

The Netspar Foundation has placed the responsibility for carrying out all of its activities with the Netspar Center, which is part of Tilburg University.

BOARD

Lisa Brüggen
General Director
Secretary: Diana Vingerhoets

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Theo Nijman
Research Director
Secretary: Sylvia Hanhart

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Mathijs van Dijk
Scientific Director
Secretary: Sylvia Hanhart

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TEAM

Silvie van Halder
Executive Secretary and Policy Advisor Research
E-mail: research@netspar.nl or S.K.vanHalder@tilburguniversity.edu
Tel: +31 (0)13 466 37 93

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Sylvia Hanhart
Personal assistent
E-mail:  secretariaat@netspar.nl or S.Hanhart@tilburguniversity.edu
Tel: +31 (0)13 466 81 64

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Diana Vingerhoets
Secretary of the Board
E-mail: secretariaat@netspar.nl or D.Vingerhoets@tilburguniversity.edu
Tel: +31 (0)13 466 84 20

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Monique Gianotten
Event Coordinator
E-mail: events@netspar.nl or m.j.m.gianotten@tilburguniversity.edu
Tel: 013 466 21 09

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Esther Hermans-Spijker
Project Coordinator
E-mail: research@netspar.nl or E.C.E.Hermans@tilburguniversity.edu
Tel: 013 466 82 20

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Harry de Kort
Controller
E-mail: H.M.C.C.deKort@tilburguniversity.edu
Tel: +31(0) 13 466 89 85

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Bart Goossens
Coordinator
E-mail: H.F.P.Goossens@tilburguniversity.edu

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Sheila Reneerkens
Senior advisor science communication
E-mail: communicatie@netspar.nl or S.R.F.Reneerkens@tilburguniversity.edu
Tel: 013 466 31 40

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Steffie Sprengers
Communications Officer
E-mail: communicatie@netspar.nl or M.C.J.Sprengers@tilburguniversity.edu
Tel: 013 466 87 87

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Frank den Hond
Communications Officer
E-mail: communicatie@netspar.nl or F.J.denHond@tilburguniversity.edu

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Casper van Ewijk
Member of Expertise centre
E-mail: c.vanewijk@tilburguniversity.edu
Tel: 013 466 28 33

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The board seeks the advice of various advisory bodies:

 

Scientific Council

The Scientific Council (SC) is composed of prestigious international researchers with extensive expertise in the Netspar research domains. The council advises the board on the composition of the research programs and during the selection process for theme projects. The council reports to the Supervisory Board.

Members of the Scientific Council:

  • Hazel BatemanCEPAR and UNSW Sydney  (voorzitter)
  • Andrew CairnsHeriot-Watt University at Edinburgh, Actuarial Sciences
  • Dan GoldsteinThe Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Psychology
  • Christian GollierUniversity of Toulouse, Economics
  • Svend E. Hougaard JensenCopenhagen Business School
  • Annamaria LusardiThe George Washington University School of Business, multi-disciplinary
  • Josh RauhStanford University, Economics
  • Suzanne B. ShuCornell University, Marketing, Decision Science, Retirement
  • Merril SilversteinSyracuse University, Sociology
  • Elena StancanelliParis School of Economics
  • Laura StarksUniversity of Texas, McCombs School of Business, Finance, ESG
  • Yves StevensKU Leuven, Law
  • Guglielmo WeberUniversity of Padova, CINTIA, Economics

 

Partner Research Council

All of the network’s partners are represented on the Partner Research Council (PRC). The PRC advises the board on research and education. It is consulted in drawing up the research agenda and on the priorities for short-term topical research and long-range projects. You can download the voting procedure used by the PRC for projects here (only available in Dutch).

Members of the Partner Research Council:

  • Niels KortlevePGGM (Chair)
  • Rob AlessieUniversity of Groningen
  • Lennaert van AnkenZwitserleven
  • Arthur Arbouwa.s.r.
  • Jim BeenLeiden University
  • Servaas van BilsenUniversity of Amsterdam
  • Bart BoonAchmea
  • Aldert Boonen & Hans KoehorstLabor Foundation
  • Karin BuesinkSVB
  • Jeannette CapelDNB
  • Bas DonkersErasmus University Rotterdam
  • Rob van den GoorberghAPG
  • Hans HoekenUtrecht University
  • Lennart JanssensMinistry of Social Affairs
  • Ian KoetsierMinistry of Economic Affairs and Climate Policy
  • Job KrijnenAFM
  • Rene MaatmanRadboud University
  • Anna MileyNationale Nederlanden
  • Joyce MurreMinistry of Finance
  • Ludo NagelPensioenfonds Rail & Openbaar Vervoer
  • Richard PauwMN
  • Edwin PijpersSPMS
  • Maarten RoestABN AMRO Pensioenfonds
  • Peter SimonseMinistry of Interior and Kingdom Relations
  • Eveline SmeetsShell Pensioenfondsen
  • Robert den ToomPensioenfonds PGB
  • Martijn de VriesVU University
  • Anja De WaegenaereTilburg University
  • Peter Werner Maastricht University

The Federation of Dutch Pension Funds and the Dutch Association of Insurers are observers on the PRC.

 

Editorial Board

The Editorial Board (EB) is made up of academics and professionals delegated by the Netspar partners. The board reviews the industry-specific papers for academic quality and relevance for pension professionals. It also judges student theses and dissertations in choosing the winners of the annual Netspar Thesis Awards.

Members of the Editorial Board:

  • Andries de GripMaastricht University (Chair)
  • Mark-Jan BoesVU Amsterdam
  • Arjen HussemPGGM
  • Sven Klijnhout Achmea
  • Serge MansAegon Nederland
  • Raymond MontizaanMaastricht University
  • Alwin OerlemansAPG
  • Maarten van RooijDe Nederlandsche Bank
  • Mariëtte SandersePMT
  • Peter SchotmanMaastricht University
  • Erik SchoutenMinistry of Finance & Belastingdienst
  • Frank SmuddeAPG
  • Marcus HavemanNN
  • Jeroen WirschellPGGM
  • Marianne Zweersa.s.r.
  • Kristy JansenUniversity of Southern California
Last updated: January 23, 2024

Netspar, Network for Studies on Pensions, Aging and Retirement, is a thinktank and knowledge network. Netspar is dedicated to promoting a wider understanding of the economic and social implications of pensions, aging and retirement in the Netherlands and Europe.

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