Jaap van Dam

PGGM
CANADA

 

As Managing Director Strategy, Jaap is responsible for the Strategic Asset Allocation and the Investment Plan for the clients of PGGM Investments. He is member of the ALM, Investment and Allocation Committees of PGGM Investments and member of the Front Office Management Team.

Jaap is a member of the ICPM Research Committee, the Investment Board of the Dutch Society of Industry Pension funds (VB) and the EDHEC-Risk Institute International Advisory Board.

After graduating in 1987 from Rotterdam Erasmus University, where he studied Finance, Jaap joined Algemene Bank Nederland (Later ABN AMRO Bank). In 1990 he moved to Bank Mees & Hope (later MeesPierson) holding various positions including Head of Funds Research. From 1999 until 2004 he was responsible for Portfolio Construction, Manager Selection and Risk Budgeting with VermogensGroep as Head of Research and CIO.

Jaap started at PGGM Investments in 2005 as Head of Inhouse Equities. In 2006 he was appointed Chief Strategist.