Erik L. van Dijk
Erik van Dijk is CEO/CIO at LMG Emerge Ltd, a Netherlands-based implemented consultant specializing in Emerging and Frontier Markets, Portfolio Construction and Selection of Asset Managers. LMG Emerge has two backbone partners: Emirates NBD, the largest bank in the UAE, and Banque Privee/Edmond de Rothschild. The firm has recently been selected as advisor to 3 investment funds in Luxemburg. In these funds – one focusing on Global Equities, the other on Global Fixed Income and the third on Other Asset Classes (but also with a Global Focus) – LMG will showcase its so-called GLOCAL concept. GLOCAL stands for Global and Local, which refers to LMG’s investment philosophy. LMG believes that local asset managers are best equipped to capture opportunities to outperform in their own markets.
In the academic field Erik has worked as lecturer and visiting lecturer Corporate Finance and Investments at several business schools and post-graduate institutions in the Netherlands and abroad (USA, Trinidad and Tobago, Nigeria, Turkey, Belgium, Switzerland and the Middle East). The international educational activities in emerging markets countries were often part of LMG’s philanthropic activities through its Transferion foundation.
He has published one book on Quantitative Investment Analysis and numerous papers in academic and professional journals.