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Stan Beckers

Executive Fellow of Finance


PhD (Berkeley)

Stan Beckers is Executive Fellow and Chair of the AQR Asset Management Institute at London Business School and Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Risk Committee at Rothesay Life in London. He was until April 2017 member of the Management Board of NN Group and CEO of NN Investment Partners (previously known as ING Investment Management). He has more than 30 years of professional and leadership experience in global finance and asset management with organizations such as BlackRock, Barclays Global Investors, Kedge Capital and WestAM. Stan was also one of the early partners at BARRA (now MSCI BARRA)where he started and ran the non-US operations for 20 years.


Over the years, Stan Beckers has served as a member of the investment committee of several pension funds and on the supervisory boards of KAS Bank and Robeco in the Netherlands. He has taught at various Universities such as UC Berkeley, VU Amsterdam, Cass Business School, London School of Economics and KULeuven . Stan has published over 50 papers in various academic journals such as The Journal of Finance, JFQA, The Financial Analysts Journal and The Journal of Portfolio Management.