Mrs. De Groot is a Portfolio Manager within the Core Quant Equities team. Her primary focus is Robeco’s quantitative emerging market strategies. She specializes in quantitative stock selection and portfolio construction. Mrs. de Groot joined Robeco as a Researcher in 2001. She has published in various academic publications including the Journal of Banking and Finance, Financial Analysts Journal and VBA Journaal, and she is a guest lecturer at several universities. Mrs. de Groot graduated in Econometrics from Tilburg University. She is a CFA charter holder.