Hans Op ’t Veld

Job Title Head of Responsible Investment
Country Netherlands
Current Employer PGGM

Head of Responsible Investment / PGGM

 Hans Op ‘t Veld is Head of Responsible Investment of PGGM since May 1st, 2018. In this capacity he is leading a team of fourteen professionals looking after the implementation of Responsible Investment in the EUR 220 billion investment portfolio of PGGM. Hans Op ‘t Veld started his position as head of Responsible Investment at PGGM in the spring of 2018. Hans is a member of PGGM’s Public and Private Markets management teams. Furthermore, he is a General Board member of Eumedion and a Research Fellow at the Amsterdam School of Real Estate.

Hans has a background in real estate investment, strategy, allocation and performance measurement in international perspective. Hans was Partner at Global Property Research (GPR) from its start in 1996. In 2001 he joined investment bank Kempen’s corporate finance practice in Amsterdam with a focus on transactions of real estate companies. Subsequently he was employed by IPD (now part of MSCI) in London as from 2003. In  2007, Op ’t Veld joined PGGM where he was in charge of the Listed Real Estate Securities department before joining the Responsible Investment team.


Hans holds an MSc. in Financial Economics from the Maastricht University and is a PhD. Candidate at Tilburg University / TIAS.