Jeroen Derwall (J.M.M.)
Jeroen Derwall is tenured assistant professor of finance at Maastricht University, associate professor at Open University of the Netherlands, and co-founder of ECCE - The European Center for Sustainable Finance (previously European Centre for Corporate Engagement). He is also the founder and director of the world's first Sustainable Finance master's specialization. Previously he held faculty positions at Tilburg University and RSM Erasmus University.
His research interest includes sustainable finance and investment, shareholder activism, mutual fund management, and performance analysis. His research on sustainable finance has received the Moskowitz Prize from the Center of Responsible Business at UC Berkeley (2005), the Finance & Sustainability Research Award of the French Social Investment Forum (2005, 2007), and the PRI/Sustainalytics Best Paper Award (2012). Through ECCE, his research has received external funding or data support from MISTRA (2006-2011) and various institutional investors.
He research has appeared in international journals such as Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Empirical Finance, and Financial Analysts Journal, and has received attention in various financial media such as The Economist, Forbes, Financieel Dagblad, International Herald Tribune, Investment & Pensions Europe, and Le Monde.
On the teaching front, Jeroen is currently responsible for Master's courses in Sustainable Finance and Behavioral Finance, and the sustainable finance Master' program (part of Msc. International Business). He has also (co)developped and taught professional, postgraduate, MBA, and executive courses for Amsterdam Institute of Finance, Dutch Financial Analysts Association (VBA/VU Amsterdam), Duisenberg School of Finance, TIAS Business School, and Maastricht University. He was awarded in 2015 "Excellent Graduate Educator" at both Maastricht University and Tilburg University. To ensure an efficient and practically relevant teaching program, he uses a novel mix of academic learning material, practical exercises and self-developped digital (video) sources.
Jeroen Derwall has a PhD in Financial Management from RSM Erasmus University.