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Stan Beckers

Executive Fellow of Finance


PhD (Berkeley)

Stan was most recently CEO of NN Investment Partners (previously known as ING Investment Management). Before that he spent 10 years in CEO and CIO roles at BlackRock and Barclays Global Investors.
Stan also worked at BARRA (now MSCI BARRA) from its inception, where he established and grew the firm’s non-US operations.


Over the years, Stan Beckers has served as a member of the investment committees of several pension funds and on the supervisory boards of KAS Bank and Robeco in the Netherlands. He is currently Non-Executive Director of Rothesay Life and he chairs the board of NN Life and Delta Lloyd Belgium.


Stan obtained a PhD in Finance at UC Berkeley and has kept involved in academia over the years, with teaching positions at UC Berkeley, London School of Economics, Cass Business School, VU Amsterdam and KULeuven (Belgium).


He has published more than 50 articles in – among others – The Journal of Finance, The Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, The Journal of Portfolio Management and The Financial Analysts Journal. He also serves on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Portfolio management.