• Position :
  • Adjunct Professor - Mergers and Acquisitions

  • Department :
  • Business and Economics
  • E-mail :
  • Bert.Willekens@bma-abc.be
  • Research area(s) :
  • After finishing my PhD in Economics at KU Leuven in 2014, I worked as lecturer and researcher at the Economics Department of KU Leuven until 2018, with interest in the fields of industrial organization and labor economics. In this period I also visited the Industrial Organization research group at Stanford University for 6 months. Since 2017 I am working as economic advisor at the Belgian Competition Authority, where I am mainly occupied with evaluating merger proposals of large Belgian companies. Since August 2019 I was appointed Adjunct Professor for the Mergers and Acquisitions course at Vesalius College (VUB).