Associate Professor Martien Lubberink completed his PhD in Economics at Groningen University. He has since worked at Maastricht University and at Lancaster University. After his sabbatical year at UNC Chapel Hill, Dr. Lubberink joined De Nederlandsche Bank, the central bank of the Netherlands. Here he contributed to the development of new regulatory capital standards and regulatory capital disclosure standards for banks worldwide and for banks in Europe (Basel III and CRD IV respectively). He also acquired comprehensive expertise on intra-group finance and on capital instrument issuances that qualify for Tier 1 and Tier 2 regulatory bank capital. Dr. Lubberink regularly contributes to the Capital Issues blog, a blog dedicated to advancing knowledge about the complex world of regulatory bank capital. It received favourable press from the Financial Times and it was quoted by Bloomberg.
Dr. Lubberink's regularly writes for interest.co.nz, New Zealand’s largest financial website. He has also offered inputs to the international financial press: Bloomberg, The Economist, Euromoney, the Financial Times, Risk Magazine, SNL Financial, and the Wall Street Journal. He advises banks and central banks on bank supervision and contributed to panel discussions on bank capital.
Dr. Lubberink teaches accounting and banking. He taught bank regulation and risk management at Utrecht University, the VU University in Amsterdam, and at the Reserve Bank of New Zealand.
Dr. Lubberink's research interests focus on the interface between accounting and equity capital.