Chair Jean-Pierre Blumberg

Education, research and social engagement on the topic of corporate governance

This chair was established in 2021 in permanent memory of Jean-Pierre Blumberg. The activities of the chair consist of education, research and social engagement relating to the topic of corporate governance

Prof. Dr. Robby Houben is the holder of the chair. Dr. Tom Vos has been appointed as a researcher and visiting professor with the chair. 

In the academic year 2021-2022, Dr. Tom Vos will teach a course on 'short-termism or long-termism in the Belgian corporate landscape' in the context of the chair. On Wednesday 23 February, from 6 to 8 pm, the opening lecture of this course, which is open to the general public, will take place. 

The research agenda of the chair consists of research on the legal and economic aspects of corporate governance. More specifically, the chair has three lines of research: short-termism in corporate governance, start-up governance and shareholder protection in the issuance of shares.

The chair is open to donations.