Professor of Finance - TIAS & Tilburg University
Kees Koedijk has been the director and the dean of TIAS School for Business and Society since September 2012. He started out in Tilburg in 2007 as dean of the School of Economics and Management at Tilburg University. Koedijk is also a professor in Financial Management. Sustainability and creating shared value are key to his work and to his research. He has received several awards for his social involvement. In 2012, he was awarded the ‘Duurzaam Lintje’ (sustainable ribbon) for his contribution to sustainability in the academic world. His research into sustainability in the financial world won Koedijk the Moskowitz Prize for Research on Socially Responsible Investment in 2002 and 2005 and the ‘Finance et Développement Durable’ (finance and sustainable development) award from the French newspaper Le Monde. Koedijk's latest initiative is 'Economie voor Jou' (economy for you). This website is aimed at young people and its objective is to increase their interest in the economy. Other initiatives include the opinion website Mejudice.nl and the CFO Survey. Koedijk is co-founder of Finance Ideas (2004) and the earlier founded Global Property Research (1994).