Albert Menkveld is Professor of Finance at VU University Amsterdam and Research Fellow at TI-Duisenberg School of Finance. In 2002, he received a Tinbergen PhD from Erasmus University Rotterdam. He was on visiting positions at various U.S. schools: Wharton in 2000, Stanford in 2001, and NYU in 2004-2005 and in 2008-2011.
Albert's research agenda is focused on securities trading, liquidity, asset pricing, and financial econometrics. He has published in various journals, for example, the Journal of Finance, the Journal of Business and Economic Statistics, and the Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis.
In 2010 he received a five-year VIDI grant from the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (NWO), in 2007 the Pierson medal ('Dutch Bates Clark') from the Royal Dutch Economic Association, in 2003 a Lamfalussy scholarship from the European Central Bank, and in 2001 the Josseph de la Vega Prize from the Federation of European Exchanges.
Albert has been member of the Group of Economic Advisors of the European Securities and Market Authority (ESMA) since 2011 and a member of the academic council of the Autorité des Marchés Financiers ('French SEC') since 2004.