Fieke van der Lecq
Fieke graduated cum laude at Groningen University. She took a PhD in monetary economics, and subsequently joined the Ministry of Finance. As a civil servant, she also worked with the CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis and the Netherlands Competition Authority (NMa). For six years, Fieke was Editor in Chief and publisher of the Dutch Economic and Statistical Bulletin (ESB). Later on, she held the Cordares chair at Erasmus University Rotterdam. At the moment, Fieke is Professor of Pension Markets at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and Chair of the editorial board of Netspar. She serves as Non-executive Director of Syntrus Achmea Real Estate & Finance, Triodos Bank, and Arriva Netherlands. Fieke is an independent (‘crown’) member of the Social and Economic Council of the Netherlands and an academic member of the Occupational Pensions Stakeholder Group of EIOPA. She is a regular guest in the Dutch financial daily (FD), executives magazine Management Scope, and business news radio (BNR).