Lars Dijkstra joined KCM in August 2005 as Chief Investment Officer. He holds a degree in Macro-Economics from the University of Groningen. He joined the Philips Pension Fund in 1991 as a macro-economist. Later he became Head of Investment Strategy responsible for strategic and tactical asset allocation. In 1998 he became Chief Investment Officer of the Philips Fund. Within KCM he is responsible for the overall investment philosophy/process and investment results of all the Kempen Funds. Furthermore Lars Dijkstra is responsible for the asset allocation and selection of multi-managers for private as well as institutional portfolios.