Alfred Slager is Professor of Pension Fund Management at TIAS School for Business and Society, Tilburg University, The Netherlands. His research and advisory activities center on the organizational design and implementation of institutional investor teams with pension funds. Focus areas are long-term investment strategies, sustainability, designing effective investment processes and the role of board room dynamics in investment decisions. He has extensive experience in the investment sector, ranging from portfolio manager, investment strategist, to chief investment officer.

Alfred Slager is a non-executive board member and chair of the investment committee at pension fund ABP, the Dutch pension fund for the government and education sectors. He is also a member of the investment committee at pension funds Rail&OV, PME and SNS Reaal, and a member of the Supervisory Board at pension fund PGB.

Alfred is regularly invited to speak at conferences in the field of pensions, investments and governance. He has published books on international banking strategies, investment beliefs, investment committees. Recently, he published "Achieving Investment Excellence” together with Kees Koedijk and Jaap van Dam.


Martijn Vos holds a Master degree in Financial Econometrics, and has been responsible for providing advice and models for pension funds, insurers and sovereign wealth funds since 2006 as Managing Director of the Pensions & Insurance unit in Ortec Finance.

He has been responsible for and contributed to over 300 SAA and ALM studies. In recent years he acted as an advisor on strategic asset allocation to the boards of large European pension plans, and as a permanent risk consultant to the Pension fund of CERN in Geneva.

Martijn regularly chairs, or speaks at, conferences in the field of pensions and investments as an expert on Strategic Asset Allocation, Dynamic Asset Allocation and Pension System design.

He is a guest lecturer at Nyenrode Business University, TIAS Business School, Netspar and Erasmus University.

Martijn is also an academic scholar of the Georgetown Center for Retirement Initiatives (CRI) at the McCourt School of Public Policy in Washington DC.

Since 2019, Martijn is Chief Operating Officer, responsible for all solutions Ortec Finance delivers to the market, their foreign offices and country leads, and the Finance & Control department.

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