Alfred Slager is professor at TIAS School for Business and Society, and trustee at the Dutch occupational pension fund for the practioners (SPH). In addition, he is member of the supervisory board of pension fund PGB, investment committees at PME and pension fund SNS REAAL. Before that, he worked as Chief Investment Officer at Stork Pensionfund, as manager research and investment manager at Fortis and as investment strategist and policy advisor at PGGM Investments. His academic research focuses on pension funds, strategic investment policy, investment beliefs, investment governance, and effective decision making in investment management. Alfred publishes regularly in professional and academic journals, and is a frequent speaker on national and international conferences.
“Trustees can be effective decision makers in investment management. It’s about the principles, not the complexity.”