Dr Jan Jaap Hazenberg

Jan Jaap Hazenberg

Rotterdam School of Management (RSM)
Erasmus University Rotterdam


Jan Jaap Hazenberg is director at NN Investment Partners and part-time lecturer at the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University (RSM).

Since 2008, Jan Jaap has served in a number of positions at NN Investment Partners (formerly known as ING Investment Management) with responsibility for market intelligence, product development and strategic business development. From 1990 until 2008, he worked for ABN AMRO Asset Management.

Jan Jaap is a member of the Editorial Board of the VBA Journaal, the journal of the Dutch association of investment professionals. Furthermore, he was a member of the DUFAS (Dutch Fund & Asset Management Association) working groups for Fund Governance (2007-2008) and the Asset Management Code (2013-2014), that developed the fund governance framework and asset management code of conduct for the Netherlands, respectively.

Jan Jaap’s research focus is on mutual funds, specifically fund governance, fund flows and liquidity, with a special interest in regulation, incentives, conflicts of interest and behavioural biases. He has published in international academic journals such as European Financial Management and the European Journal of Finance.

Jan Jaap obtained his MSc in Economics from Erasmus University and his PhD in Finance from the Luxembourg School of Finance, University of Luxembourg.

Professional experience


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


Professional Publications

  • G. Baltussen, J.J. Hazenberg & W. van der Scheer (2016). Resultaten uit het verleden...De extrapolatiebias van fondsbeleggers. VBA Journaal, 32 (125), 38-43.

Scholarly Publications (4)

  • G. Baltussen, S. Beckers, J.J. Hazenberg & W. van der Scheer (2017). Actief fondsbeheer. VBA Journaal, 33 (131), 9-17.
  • J.J. Hazenberg & E. Terink (2016). Effectiveness of independent boards of UCITS funds. The European Journal of Finance, 22 (10), 854-886. doi: 10.1080/1351847X.2014.996655
  • J.J. Hazenberg (2016). Independence and focus of Luxembourg UCITS fund boards. European Journal of Law and Economics, 41 (1), 117-155. doi: 10.1007/s10657-013-9402-3
  • J.J. Hazenberg, F. Irek, W. van der Scheer & M. Stefanova (2015). The Lure of the Brand: Evidence from the European Mutual Fund Industry. European Financial Management, 21 (5), 867-904. doi: 10.1111/eufm.12046


Portfolio management

  • Study year: 2019/2020
  • Code: BMME020
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master, Master, Master, Master

Past courses

Professional Asset Management

  • Study year: 2018/2019, 2017/2018, 2016/2017
  • Code: BM07FI-A
  • ECTS: 6 Level: Master