Prof. Dirk Schoenmaker

Dirk Schoenmaker
Professor of Banking and Finance
RSM - Rotterdam School of Management
Erasmus University Rotterdam
ERIM Membership(s)
  • Member ERIM (since 2015)


Dirk Schoenmaker is Professor of Banking and Finance at the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam.

His research and teaching focus on the areas of sustainable finance, central banking and financial stability, financial system architecture and European financial integration. He is regular speaker at academic and professional conferences.

Dirk Schoenmaker is also a Senior Fellow at the Brussels-based think tank Bruegel, a Research Fellow at the Centre for European Policy Research (CEPR), and a member of the Advisory Scientific Committee of the European Systemic Risk Board at the ECB. He is author of the books 'From Risk to Opportunity: A Framework for Sustainable Finance' (Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University) and ‘Governance of International Banking: The Financial Trilemma’ (Oxford University Press) and co-author of the textbook ‘Financial Markets and Institutions: A European perspective (Cambridge University Press). He earned his PhD in economics at the London School of Economics.

Before joining RSM, he was Dean of the Duisenberg school of finance from 2009 to 2015. From 1998 to 2008, he served at the Netherlands Ministry of Finance. In the 1990s he served at the Bank of England. He is a regular consultant for the IMF, the OECD and the European Commission.

Professional experience

Full Professor

Erasmus University Rotterdam
RSM - Rotterdam School of Management
Department of Finance