Frans Roon, de
  • Warandelaan 2, Tias Building, room T 111

    5037 AB Tilburg


1994 …2023

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Research interests

Frans de Roon is doing research in financial markets, with a special emphasis on portfolio problems, risk management, empirical finance, performance management and alternative investments. He publishes in various academic journals, such as the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Financial Economics, the Journal of Empirical Finance and the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis.


2010 - heden: Vice Dean Research
2007 - 2010: Director Partner Contacts Netspar
2003 - 2007: Dean of Academic Affairs Tias/Nimbas Business School, Tilburg University
2002 - present: Member of Management Team of Tilburg Center of Finance
2000 - present: Professor of Finance (Investments), Tilburg University
1999 - present: Associated Scholar of the European Institute of Advanced Studies in Management (EIASM)
2001 - present: Professor of Finance, Tilburg University
1998 - 2000: Associate professor, Erasmus University Rotterdam
1998 - 2000: Director of the Rotterdam Institute of Financial Management
1996 - 1998: Assistant Professor, Erasmus University Rotterdam
1993 - 1997: Ph.D. Student, Tilburg University
1992 - 1993: Assistent Business Consultant, Inter Actus Consultants
1990 - 1992: Teaching Assistant, Tilburg University


Previously, he taught courses in the area of Empirical Finance, Financial Innovations, International Corporate Finance (MBA, Executive and Undergraduate programs), Introductory Finance, Risk Management, Statistics.

He was a member of the MBA program committee at the Rotterdam School of Management and a member of the Undergraduate program committee at the Rotterdam School of Management/Faculteit Bedrijfskunde (1999-2000)

Current courses

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External positions

Advisory board (Philips Pensioenfonds)

1 Sept 2020 → …

Board member (Tahal International NV)

1 Jan 20141 Aug 2021

Expert opinion (Rechtbank)

1 Jan 20141 Jan 2015

Professor (TIAS)

1 Jan 2013 → …

Consulting (FDR)

1 Jan 2010 → …


  • Finance
  • Corporate Finance
  • Corporate Finance; International Finance
  • Economics
  • Investment Analysis
  • Empirical Finance
  • International Finance


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