Tristan Dehaan has worked for the Dutch asset manager company Robeco since 2001. Initially responsible for custodian & TA outsourced service providers and then head of the dedicated Robeco market data group, beginning 2011 an organisation restructure led to the creation of a central vendor management department.
The VM group manages IT, Market Data and Retail content licensing and here his responsibilities continue with focus on strategic planning, contract management including procurement and internal business consultant/external vendor relationship management.
From a market perspective and to bring knowledge inside Robeco, Tristan takes active involvement with various industry groups including FISD where he is currently serving as Executive Committee member, Co-Chair for the CCG, WFIC programme committee member and FIA Curriculum Committee member. Also a founding member of the Dutch market data peer group, the Rabobank synergy group (Robeco’ s mother company), network member of both Cossiom (Paris based user group) and IPUG (London based user group). On a different note, Tristan is also involved with the Institute of Management Studies (IMS) which via world leading and published industry experts teaches forward thinking and pioneering styles of the modern world and its impact on organisations. With more than 20 years in the Financial Industry covering Back & Mid office operations he still today has the same commitment and passion for the business, values building relationships and the power of information exchange