Stan Beckers, Advisory Board member

In addition to his Advisory role at Avida, Stan Beckers is an Executive Fellow and Non-Executive Chair of the AQR Asset Management Institute at London Business School, and Non-Executive Director and Chair of the Risk Committee at Rothesay Life in London.

Stan has over 30 years’ professional and leadership experience in global finance and asset management organisations. Until April 2017, he was a member of the Management Board of NN Group and CEO of NN Investment Partners and, prior to this, was Managing Director and Co-Head of BlackRock Solutions EMEA, Head of the Scientific Active Equity Group Europe at Barclays Global Investors, CIO at Kedge Capital and CIO at West LB Asset Management. He was also one of the early partners of BARRA (now MSCI BARRA) where he started, and ran, the non-US operations for 20 years.

Stan has served as a member of the investment committees of several pension funds and on the supervisory boards of KAS BANK and Robeco in the Netherlands. He has also taught at various universities such as KU Leuven, VU Amsterdam and the London School of Economics, publishing over 50 papers in various academic journals.