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ESG in Private Markets

Date: Time: 17:30 Location: ZOOM

Live-Webinar with Professors Ludovic Phalippou, University of Oxford, Philip Joos and Christoph van der Elst, Tilburg University. Moderated by Prof. Pascal Böni, Tilburg University.

Speakers

  • Ludivoc Phalippou

    Prof. Ludovic Phalippou

    Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, UK
  • TiPD - prof. Philip Joos

    Prof. Philip Joos

    Tilburg School of Economics and Management, Tilburg University
  • Christoph van der Elst

    Prof. Christoph van der Elst

    Tilburg Law School, Tilburg University & Ghent University
  • Pascal Boni

    Prof. Pascal Böni

    Tilburg School of Economics and Management, Tilburg University

Prof. Ludovic Phalippou

Saïd Business School, University of Oxford, UK

Ludovic is Professor of Financial Economics and Head of the FAME Group at Saïd Business School and specialises in private equity and asset management. Ludovic is the author of the bestseller 'Private Equity Laid Bare', and professor of Financial Economics at Saïd Business School, University of Oxford. He specialises in private market investments with a focus on fee tracking, interest alignment, and return benchmarking. Named as one of “The 40 Most Outstanding Business School Profs Under 40 in the World” in 2014, and as one of the 20 most influential individuals in private equity in Europe in 2016, Ludovic has strong links with senior practitioners in the industry, routinely speaks at practitioner conferences, and appears in the media internationally. Ludovic’s research papers have been widely cited in academia, in the press, and in regulatory circles. Ludovic's paper 'How alternative are private markets?' is one of three 2018 recipients of the Jack Treynor Prize, sponsored by the Q-Group. The Treynor Prize recognises superior academic working papers with potential applications in the fields of investment management and financial markets.  Ludovic achieved a degree in Economics from Toulouse School of Economics; a Master in Economics and a Master in Mathematical Finance both from the University of Southern California; and a PhD in Finance from INSEAD.

Prof. Philip Joos

Tilburg School of Economics and Management, Tilburg University, NL

Philip Joos is professor of accounting at the Tilburg School of Economics and Management (TiSEM) and at the TIAS School for Business and Society. He studied business economics at the University of Ghent, obtained his Master of Science in Finance from the Vlerick School of Management, a Master in Statistics and PhD in Business from the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University (US). Philip acted as president of the European Accounting Association (EAA) from 2017 – 2019 and chaired EAA’s Education Committee from 2020 – 2021. His research is situated in the area of empirical financial accounting and disclosure. Recently, Philip published important research on ESG in academic journals.

Prof. Christoph van der Elst

Tilburg Law School, Tilburg University & Ghent University, NL

Christoph van der Elst is professor of commercial law and corporate governance at the Law School of the Ghent University. He is also professor of law and management at the Law School of Tilburg University (Netherlands). Before he was lecturer at the University of Utrecht (Netherlands), scientific advisor of the Belgian "High Council for the Economic Professions" and registered at the bar. His research focuses primarily on different issues of corporate governance and company law, in particular the influence of shareholders on stock exchange listed companies. He is also a frequent speaker on Sustainable Finance in European Jurisdictions.

Prof. Pascal Böni

Tilburg School of Economics and Management, Tilburg University, NL

Pascal Böni is the managing director of Tilburg Institute for Private Debt (TiPD) at Tilburg School of Economics and Management (TiSEM). His research focusses on bridging the gap between theory and practice in the field of finance and private debt. Research topics include the role of private debt in corporate finance, the pricing and the performance of private debt assets as well as a variety of investor centered research topics. Pascal is also Associate Professor of Finance at TIAS, the business school of Tilburg University and Eindhoven University of Technology. Pascal earned his PhD in Finance from Tilburg University’s School of Economics and Management and graduated with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the Simon Business School, the University of Rochester, New York (Switzerland), and the University of Berne (Switzerland). He also gained an Executive Master of European and International Business Law (M.B-L.-HSG) from the Graduate School of Business, Economics, Law and Social Sciences at the University of St. Gallen (Switzerland). Outside of academia, Pascal is the CEO of Remaco, a Swiss advisory and securities firm and member of Nexia International, currently the 8th largest global network of independent accounting and consulting firms. He specializes in corporate finance and private debt.