Rens van Tilburg

Drs. Rens VAN TILBURG (1974) is an economist with extensive knowledge of sustainability, innovation and finance. He has worked in the European and Dutch Parliament and for the Advisory Council of the Dutch government on Science and Innovation. Currently he is the secretary of the Sustainable Finance Lab, a network of academics of different universities, working together with regulators, policymakers and the financial sector to bring a more sustainable financial sector. His research interest include the question how to finance the transformation of the economy towards a more socially and ecologically sustainable path.

Selected publications:

  • Finance for Innovation, AWT, 2009
  • Het financiële overgewicht van Nederland, SOMO, 2012
  • Het overgewichtsprobleem van de Nederlandse bankensector en aanvullende afslanktips, TPEdigitaal  jaargang 7(3) 33-44, 2013
  • The Price of Doing Too Little Too Late – The impact of the carbon bubble on the EU financial system, Green New Deal Series volume 11, February 2014