Wilma de Groot, PhD

CFA, Executive Director, Head of Core Quant Equities
"Quantitative investment strategies should be transparent and result in logically explainable portfolios, instead of black boxes.”

Mrs. De Groot is Head of Core Quant Equities. Her primary responsibility is Robeco’s quantitative emerging market strategies and enhanced indexing strategies. She specializes in asset pricing anomalies and portfolio construction. Mrs. de Groot joined Robeco as a Researcher in 2001 and is a Portfolio Manager since 2014. She has published in various academic publications including the Journal of Banking and Finance, Journal of Empirical Finance and Financial Analysts Journal. She is a guest lecturer at several universities. Mrs. de Groot graduated in Econometrics from Tilburg University. She has a PhD in Finance from Erasmus University Rotterdam and is a CFA® charter holder. She has 17 years of experience in the investment industry.