Dr. Roy Verbeek received his BSc degree in International Business Administration (cum laude) in 2011, his MSc degree in Finance and Investments (cum laude) in 2012, and his MPhil degree in Business Research with a specialisation in Finance (cum laude) in 2013. All degrees are from Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University.

In September 2013, Roy joined the Department of Finance at Rotterdam School of Management as a PhD candidate. His PhD research was supported by a Research Talent grant from The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) and supervised by Mathijs van Dijk and Marta Szymanowska. In the fall of 2016, he spent three months at BI Norwegian Business School in Oslo, Norway, as a visiting PhD candidate. He received his doctoral degree in December 2017.

His research interests are in empirical asset pricing. He investigates the pricing of systematic risk factors across investment horizons, the costs of equity capital produced by several asset pricing models, and the relative importance of cash flow and discount rate news.