Joop Huij is Managing Director at Robeco where he heads the Factor Investing Equities and Index Research teams. He specializes in empirical asset pricing and factor investing. Joop also holds a part-time position as Associate Professor of Finance at Rotterdam School of Management where he teaches asset management. Joop joined Robeco as a Senior Researcher in October 2007. He holds a PhD in Empirical Finance from Rotterdam School of Management (2007, winner of the ERIM Dissertation Award) and a MSc in Informatics & Economics from Erasmus University Rotterdam (2002, with appellation Cum Laude).