PhD candidates & students

PhD candidates & students

Phd Candidates

Xander Hut

Xander Hut is a PhD candidate at RSM. His research focuses on the effect of climate uncertainty on the optimal asset allocation of long-term investors. Xander Hut holds an MSc in Quantitative Risk Management and a BSc in Econometrics, both from VU University Amsterdam. Before he has also worked as a risk management analyst at NIBC.


Msc Students

Joep Houf

Joep Houf is a Msc Student Finance and Investment at Rotterdam School of Management. He holds a bachelor degree in International Business Administration at VU University and a master degree in Financial Management at VU University. Joup works as a research assistant at the Erasmus Platform for Sustainable Value Creation. He works on literature reviews in climate finance and on the committed shareholder project. 

Tim Kievid

Tim Kievid is a Msc Student Finance and Investments at Rotterdam School of Management. He holds a bachelor degree in Science, Business & Innovation at VU University. Before his master study, Tim worked as an intern at Merck & Co, DDF Ventures and EY-Parthenon. Currently, he works as a research assistant at the Erasmus Platform for Sustainable Value Creation. His focus is on carbon emissions.