Theo Kocken

theo kocken

Co-CEO, Cardano; Professor, Risk Management, VU University Amsterdam

Theo is professor of Risk Management at VU University Amsterdam, founder and co-CEO of the risk and investment specialist, Cardano  and chairman of the Cardano Development Foundation which focusses on risk-based financial solutions in frontier markets. 

Over the past 25 years Theo has published several books and articles on financial risk management, pension fund design and financial markets. Together with Monty Python’s Terry Jones, he also produced the documentary “Boom Bust Boom” on financial crises and endogenous instability, with a clear call to policy makers and academics to adjust economics to human nature.