ASE NEXT! 2019 with Finance Minister Wopke Hoekstra

ASE Alumni & Student Event

27Feb2019 18:00 - 22:00


The Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE) and the student associations SEFA and VSAE are pleased to present ASE NEXT! 2019, an exclusive event for alumni and MSc students and staff of the Economics, Actuarial Science and Mathematical Finance, Business Economics, Econometrics and Fiscale Economie programmes.


  • 18:00 - Welcome
  • 18:30 - Start Inspiration Sessions with ASE Alumni 
  • 19:30 - Keynote speaker Wopke Hoekstra, Minister of Finance (The Netherlands) 
  • 20:15 - Drinks

About the lecture

During his lecture, Hoekstra will discuss his current challenges as Minister of Finance, such as investing in education, defence and infrastructure. How does the Ministry of Finance tackle contemporary issues of public financial affairs?

About Wopke Hoekstra

After obtaining his MBA and law degree in Leiden and Rome, Wopke Hoekstra held commercial positions at Shell in Berlin, Hamburg and Rotterdam. Later, he was a consultant and made a partner at McKinsey. Since 2011, he has simultaneously worked at McKinsey and taken a seat in the Senate. He was appointed vice-chair of the CDA party in parliament, and on 26 October 2017, Hoekstra was appointed Minister of Finance. Currently, investing in education, defence and infrastructure and organising public finances are Hoekstra’s priorities as Minister of Finance.


Published by  Economics and Business