Membership and Standards Recognition Board
Aart Hordijk
Netherlands

Prof Aart Hordijk PhD holds a master degree in Quantitative Economics at the Free University in Amsterdam as of 1975. He acquired his doctorate degree from Maastricht University in 2005 and was appointed as professor in the Troostwijk Chair of Real Estate Valuation for 3 years. He was then appointed professor in the ROZ Chair of Real Estate valuation at Tilburg University.

During his academic career, he introduced Real Estate Valuation at the University of Amsterdam, Delft University of Technology, Eindhoven University of Technology and Antwerp Management School, all on a part time basis. He also wrote various articles and chapters in Real Estate textbooks and spoke on Real Estate conferences, national and international ones.

The majority of his work in Real Estate was with a Private Real Estate Investor, DTZ Research, ABP Pension fund and as director of the Real Estate Council ROZ and the ROZ/IPD Property Index. As of 2003 as director of ROZ he actively participated in the IVSC and he remains the representative for the Netherlands in the IVSC.

Since 2014 he has played a crucial role in the establishment of the Netherlands Register for Real Estate Valuers together with the umbrella organizations of valuers and accountants and auditors with the blessing of the financial regulators. A key part of this process was compliance with international valuation and accounting standards.