VESTING is affiliated with many other organizations. Apart from sister- and motherassociations, we are also in close contact with our Committee of Recommendation. In addition, VESTING knows three honorary members, being Martijn Loo, Bram de Jonge and Lara van Steen.
Bram de Jonge
For years Bram de Jonge has put effort in VESTING and her activities. He contributed to 22 editions of our former association magazine the GAXEX and has even been chief-editor for one year. He was part of the Lustrum Committee of 2005 and has been active in the ICT Committee for years, building the foundation of our very first VESTING Website. To top this off, he fulfilled the position of Secretary in the Board of 2006-2007. Nowadays, Bram is an assistant professor at the department of Operations at the Faculty of Economics and Business.
Lara van Steen
For over 6 years, Lara van Steen has put effort in VESTING and her activities. She was part of numerous committees through the years, including the International Programme Committee of 2017. To top this off, she was the Chairman of the VESTING Board of 2017-2018. Furthermore, she fulfilled a function in the Expedition Strategy Board for a year. She also stood in to become the Chairman of the LED Committee 2019 to make sure that a great event was organised. Nowadays, Lara is following the Master Econometrics at the Erasmus University.
The Committee of Recommendation consists of the following people:
Prof. dr. R.J.M. Alessie, Prof. dr. P.A. Bekker, dr. T. Boot, dr. L. Dam, dr. N.D. van Foreest, Prof. dr. J.H. Garretsen, Prof. dr. W.K. Klein Haneveld, dr. B. de Jonge, Prof. dr. R.H. Koning, dr. A. van der Made, dr. J.O. Mierau, dr. H. Risselada, dr. W. Romeijnders, Prof. dr. K.J. Roodbergen, Prof. dr. A. Schrijver, Prof. dr. G. Sierksma, Prof. dr. H.G. Sol, Prof. dr. L. Spierdijk, Prof. dr. E. Sterken, Prof. dr. R.H. Teunter, and Prof. dr. T.J. Wansbeek
VESTING also keeps close contact with the department of Econometrics, Economics & Finance and the department of Operations:
Econometrics, Economics & Finance
Chairman: prof. dr. C.L.M. Hermes
Chairman: prof. dr. R.H. Teunter
Mother- and daughter associations