Rob Bauer is Professor of Finance (chair: Institutional Investments) at Maastricht University, School of Business and Economics in the Netherlands. In addition, Rob is managing director of an investment consulting firm in which he advises pension funds and institutional asset managers on pension and investments related subjects. His present academic research focus is on pension funds, mutual funds, behavioral finance, socially responsible investments (SRI) and corporate governance.
His academic work has been published in various professional and academic (international) research journals. Rob is Executive Director of the International Centre for Pension Fund Management (ICPM) at the Rotman School of Management in Toronto, director of the Netspar-UM SBE Academy and director of the European Centre for Corporate Engagement (ECCE) at Maastricht University. Rob is also a senior researcher of Netspar. Moreover, he teaches at various executive courses.