Wim SCHOUTENS is professor in financial engineering at the University of Leuven, Belgium. He has extensive practical experience of model implementation and validation. He is well known for his consulting work to the banking industry and national and supra-national institutions.


He is an independent expert advisor to the European Commission, has worked for the IMF and is the author of several books on quantitative finance.


He is also member of different editorial Boards of international finance journals.


Wim is also a founding partner of RiskConcile, a fintech company with roots within the University of Leuven.


Finally, he enjoys making his own jam from time to time.