Pim van Vliet is the Head of the Conservative Equities team, responsible for Robeco’s Low-volatility strategy ‘Conservative Equities’. He is also Co-head of Robeco’s quant group. He has published in the Journal of Banking and Finance, Management Science, the Journal of Portfolio Management and other academic journals. Pim is a guest lecturer at several universities and advocates low-volatility investing at international seminars. He is the author of numerous academic research papers and a book on low-volatility investing. Pim joined Robeco in 2005 as a Researcher with responsibility for asset allocation research. He became Portfolio Manager in 2010. Pim holds a PhD and a Master's cum laude in Financial and Business Economics from Erasmus University Rotterdam.