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Simply Quant Investing

51.00 mins
Dr. Pim van Vliet
Tue 4 Apr 2023


Dr. Pim van Vliet guides you through the world of evidence-based investing. He will explain how sticking to three simple rules can generate high long-term returns with lower downside risk. He will talk about his academic work in this field, his experience with implementing quant investing at a multi-billion scale, as well as going through the investment cycle. Also, how these phases of superior and weak performance can impact our emotions and decision-making. 

Speaker Bio

Pim van Vliet is Head of Conservative Equities and Chief Quant Strategist at Robeco. As Head of Conservative Equities, he is responsible for a wide range of global, regional, and sustainable low-volatility strategies. He specializes in low-volatility investing, asset pricing, and quantitative finance. He is the author of numerous academic research papers including publications in the Journal of Financial Economics, Management Science, and the Journal of Portfolio Management. Pim is a guest lecturer at several universities, author of an investment book and speaker at international seminars. He became a Portfolio Manager in 2010. Pim joined Robeco in 2005 as a Researcher with responsibility for asset allocation research. Pim holds a PhD and a Master's cum laude in Financial and Business Economics from Erasmus University Rotterdam.