As of October 2012, Roland de Bruijn, has left Robeco to pursue other career opportunities. Remmert Koekkoek will take over as the portfolio manager for the Robeco Institutional Liability Driven Funds. He started his career in the industry in 2004 at ING Risk Management. Between 2005 and 2010 Remmert also worked in Robeco’s Structured Investment team as a Trader. In 2010 he moved to Credit Suisse where he was responsible for derivative overlay investment solutions for Dutch pension funds and insurance companies. Remmert holds a Master’s degree (cum laude) in Econometrics from the Erasmus University Rotterdam.
As of January 2013, Laurens Swinkels will leave Robeco as Portfolio Strategist for personal reasons. Laurens has accepted a position with Norges Bank Investment Management, who is responsible for managing the assets of the Government Pension Fund Global. In Norway he can accommodate both his personal and professional ambitions. In view of Robeco's strategic ambitions in the field of pensions the intention is to find someone to take over Laurens' position. Until such time as a successor for Laurens is found, the members of the Portfolio Strategy team will take over his responsibilities.