The Research Centre for Longevity Risk (RCLR) is part of the University of Amsterdam and the responsibility for its management and all its research programmes are shared by a Director, Prof. Michel Vellekoop (ad interim) and a co-director Prof. Katrien Antonio. The research team will further consist of PhD students and postdoctoral researchers who will be appointed in early 2022, and other senior researchers of the Amsterdam School of Economics.
Prof. Dr. Ir. Michel Vellekoop
Director RCLR (ad interim)
Michel Vellekoop is Full Professor in Actuarial Sciences and Mathematical Finance at the University of Amsterdam. He received his MSc from the Faculty of Applied Mathematics, University of Twente in 1994, and his PhD from the Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine in London in 1998. His research interests include Stochastic Processes, Longevity Models, and Contingent Claim Pricing.
He is also a Scientific Member of the Royal Dutch Actuarial Association Mortality Research Committee, member of the Management Team of AEMAS (Amsterdam Executive Master Programme in Actuarial Science), and Research Director of the Actuarial Sciences and Mathematical Finance group at the University of Amsterdam.
Prof. Dr. Katrien Antonio
Katrien Antonio is Associate Professor in Actuarial Science at the University of Amsterdam, and Full Professor in Actuarial Science and Insurance Analytics at the KU Leuven. She received her MSc degree in Mathematics in 2003, and her PhD in Mathematics in 2007, both from the KU Leuven. Her research interests include actuarial science, insurance analytics, data science, machine learning, applied statistics, and quantitative risk modelling.
Antonio is also campus vice dean for education of the Faculty of Economics and Business, Leuven, member of the council and the board of the Industrial Research Fund (IOF, Industrieel Onderzoeksfonds), Programme Director of the MSc of Actuarial and Financial Engineering, and Co-director of LRisk (Leuven Research Centre on Financial and Insurance Risk Analysis), all at the KU Leuven.
PhD-student / postdoc
PhD-student / postdoc