CV

Personalia

  • Date of birth: April 18, 1985.
  • Nationality:  Belgian.
  • Marital status: Married.
  • Children: Quinten & Juno.

Education

  • 2016: Certificate in Quantitative Finance (CQF), FitchLearning, London.
  • 2009 – 2013 Doctoral Program in Business Economics, KU Leuven.
    Thesis: Measuring herd behavior in financial markets
    Committee: prof. Jan Dhaene (adviser), prof. Katrien Antonio, dr. Xinlian Chen, prof. Griselda Deelstra, dr. Florence Guillaume, prof. Alexander Kukush, prof. Wim Schoutens, prof. David Vyncke.
  • 2008 – 2009 Master of Financial and Actuarial Engineering, KU Leuven.
  • 2007 – 2008 Master in de Verzekeringen, KU Leuven.
  • 2003 – 2007 Master of Science in Mathematics, KU Leuven.

Academic experience

  • 1/9/2017 – …
    Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (USA).
  • 2/9/2016 – 31/8/2017
    Postdoctoral Researcher, Technical University Munich (Germany).
  • 1/9/2014 – 1/9/2017
    Visiting lecturer, University of Antwerp (Belgium), Part time (15%).
  • 1/9/2013 – 1/9/2017
    Postdoctoral Researcher, KU Leuven (Belgium).
  • 1/9/2015 – 1/9/2016
    Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Amsterdam (The Netherlands).
  • 1/9/2009 – 1/9/2013
    Teaching and Research Assistant, KU Leuven (Belgium).

Visiting lectureships abroad

  • Financial Mathematics II , Master Actuarial Science and Financial Mathematics,
    Institut Supŕieur de Management Adonaï-ISM Adonaï, Benin, January 18 – 25, 2016.
    20 teaching hours: lectures, exercise sessions
  • Risk Measurement , Master of Actuarial Science, University of Waterloo, Canada,
    June 1 – August 1, 2015.
    18 teaching hours: lectures, exercise sessions
  • Life Insurance I , Master Actuarial Science and Financial Mathematics, Institut
    Supŕieur de Management Adonaï-ISM Adonaï, Benin, April 11 – 18, 2015.
    20 teaching hours: lectures, exercise sessions
  • Risk Modeling , Master Actuarial Science, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia, October
    21 – 25, 2013.
    20 teaching hours: lectures, exercise sessions

Master Students

  • Aademic year 2016-2017
    Pieter Pijls (KU Leuven), Shandro Ernst & Martijn Robyns (KU Leuven).
  • Academic year 2015 – 2016
    Jelle Jannes (KU Leuven), Nathalie Schmitte (University of Antwerp), Arno Lauwers (University of Antwerp), Cheuk Lo (University of Amterdam), Panos Pavlou (University of Amsterdam), Barry Coleman (University of Amsterdam), Raoul Lucas (University of Amsterdam).
  • Academic year 2014 – 2015
    Yoni Chekroun (ULB, MSc), Kristien Moeremans (KUL, MSc), Jean-Francois Bidot (KUL, MSc), Olivier Vermassen(KUL, MSc), Zoé Dresse (KUL, Msc), Isabelle De La Porte (KUL, MSc), Alexander Vandewiele (KUL, MSc), Karen Van Drom (KUL, MSc)
  • Academic year 2013 – 2014
    Kristien Moeremans (KUL, MSc), Jawad Babar (KUL, MSc)