Full transparency

I fully support the global transparency initiatives regarding economic ties of academics.

I hereby list the organizations who have paid me in any ways (e.g., in kind, in cash, indirectly via, e.g. book purchases) cumulatively, more than $10,000, other than my main employer:

JP Morgan Asset Management: Sponsored research on replication of private equity fund returns using listed equity, and paid talks (2020-2021).

Blackrock Investment Institute: Consulting on methods to generate capital market assumptions for private market investments (2018-2019).

Norway Ministry of Finance: Reports on PE (main assignment: 2010-2011).

Dutch Ministry of Finance: Reports on PE & Dutch Pension Funds.

Teaching contracts with: GEC Academy (2019-), Amsterdam Institute of Finance, Erasmus university, University of Amsterdam (2011-2016)

Speaking engagements with: Mason Investment Advisory Services, Institutional Investor LLC, Gabler, Super Return, Fernweh Group

Custom teaching contracts (i.e. teaching paid for by a specific company): Natixis Investment Managers, KPMG, NHP Investments (Morgan Stanley)

KPMG (mostly Luxembourg office): Paid talks

Glion and Lausanne hotel schools: sponsored teaching material, consulting and talks.

I am a shareholder of:

i) Active Asset Allocation — A fintech company

ii) Static — Spinning studios

iii) Dating app (went bankrupt, oops).