Wilma de Groot, PhD

Lead Portfolio Manager and Head of the Quant Equity Portfolio Management team
"Quantitative investment strategies should be transparent and result in logically explainable portfolios, instead of black boxes.”

Wilma de Groot is Lead Portfolio Manager of the Core Quant Equities capability and Head of the Quant Equity Portfolio Management team. She is responsible for Enhanced Indexing and Active Quant strategies and specializes in asset pricing anomalies and portfolio construction. She has published in various academic publications including the Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of International Money and Finance, Journal of Empirical Finance and the Financial Analysts Journal. She is a guest lecturer at several universities. Wilma joined Robeco as a Quant Researcher in 2001. Wilma has a PhD in Finance from Erasmus University Rotterdam and holds a Master’s in Econometrics from Tilburg University. She is a CFA® charterholder.