Netspar welcomes Pension Fund for Public Transportation Rail&OV

On January 1, 2021, the Dutch Pension Fund for Public Transportation ‘Rail & OV’ joins the Netspar Network. With this partnership, the pension fund supports Netspar’s Action Plan and provides active involvement in research and knowledge sharing.

Walter Mutsaers – Chairman of the Executive Board of the Rail & OV Pension Fund:

“Affiliation with a think tank and network organization such as Netspar makes a positive contribution to the pension product of Rail & OV and the attractiveness of Rail & OV as an employer. By participating in Netspar we support pension research in the Netherlands and offer our professionals an environment in which they can gather high-quality knowledge and expand their network.”

Netspar General Director Marike Knoef: “We are very pleased with the entry of Pensioenfonds Rail & OV. This will increase the diversity within our network and further strengthen our network. For pension funds, knowledge is necessary in urgent matters such as the pension agreement, communication and sustainable investment. By participating in Netspar, pension funds can participate in research and thus increase the relevance for the fund.”

About Pension Fund Rail & OV
The Rail & Public Transport Pension Fund was created on April 1, 2020 after a merger between the Railway Pension Fund and the Public Transport Pension Fund Foundation. The pension fund provides the pensions for more than 100,000 current and former employees in the Rail and Public Transport sectors and invests assets of nearly € 25 billion. For more information, go to

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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