Bas Werker is professor of Finance and Econometrics at Tilburg University. His research interests cover various fields in asset pricing and asymptotic statistics. He has published work in journals as the Annals of Statistics, the Journal of Econometrics, the Journal of Finance and the Review of Financial Studies. He's currently associate editor for the Journal of Econometrics and the Journal of Financial Econometrics. In the past he has been affiliated to Université de Sciences Sociales in Toulouse and the Université Libre de Bruxelles. He has taught courses in econometrics, investment analysis, and statistics at both the undergraduate and graduate level in various schools around the world. Moreover he supervises several Ph.D. students. He is a Fellow of the Society for Financial Econometrics and Netspar researcher coordinator. Bas Werker's societal research interests are in pension system design and data science applications.