Committees B&R Beurs

Do you want to become an active member at B&R Beurs? Then becoming part of a committee is something for you! B&R Beurs offers eleven committees that are an essential part of our society. They enrich your student life and will make your time at B&R Beurs even better. By doing a committee you will gain experience, knowledge, skills, get in contact with companies and it’s a great way for you to build up your CV. The committees vary in their expertise, requirements and time occupation. You can always apply for more than one committee. For questions you can ask the board.

You can apply by sending an email to Don’t forget to include your motivation letter and CV with your application.

Application deadlines are 12 November 23:59. Applications for Introduction Period Committee (IPC) and the Investment Conference are later this academic year.

Committees 2017/2018


According to research, the number one skill for a successful career is public speaking. In the Academy Committee you will get the unique opportunity to prepare and present the academy for the B&R members. You will learn the secret of public speaking, increase your investment knowledge and get the guidance of fellow Academy Committee members. Your goal will be to master a track of the Investor Exam and take it to the next level.

Academy Committee 2017/2018:

  • Iwan Rikken
  • Pavel Kalinin
  • Alex Paganini
  • Stefan Piech
  • Eckhart Vlaming
  • Lisa Plag
  • Karl Neumann
  • Dennis van Iersel
  • Louis Lejeune
  • Mees Heeringa
  • Jeroen Koenraadt

The Activities Committee organizes the social activities during the year. This entails, but is not limited to, beer tasting, wine tasting, movie night, Christmas dinner, Social/Themed drinks, Euronext trip and the Excelsior student cup. Their challenge is keeping all the activities fresh, fun and accessible. The committee takes about 4 to 6 hours a week.


Every year has a lot of highlights. The Almanac Committee captures all these in the “almanac”, a yearly book that is published at the end of the year. The committee is not merely responsible for writing the entire book and acquire content, but more broadly for capturing the entire societies’ year. History lives on forever, just like the almanac. The committee takes about 4 hours a week.


The Alumni committee has two main tasks, maintaining/updating the alumni database and organizing our yearly alumni event. Besides these tasks, the committee will brainstorm about opportunities to enthuse and connect with our alumni, these ideas will be formalized and executed when possible. The committee takes about 3 hours a week.


Are you able to organize study trips to London and Frankfurt? Would you like to help B&R members to boost their career and provide them with an internship or job? Then the Career Committee is definitely up your ally. With the correct people skills, you will develop long lasting networks and develop yourself to become a professional. Here you will get the authority to organize study trips for B&R members, support B&R members in their careers and develop your yourself to become the next high potential. Ready to join? Then apply for the Career Committee!


The Design Committee supports the other committees of B&R Beurs by designing the content other committees need. An example of this is the design made for the Investment Week & Symposium. Besides this supporting role, the Design Committee is also responsible for the B&R Magazine published three times a year. In order to design these materials, each committee member follows courses on Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign and Adobe Photoshop. This way, the Design Committee ensures that the promotional materials of the society looks good and professional. The committee takes about 4 hours a week.


The Editorial Committee is responsible for the investment-related content of B&R. The committee writes the Weekly Update of the Flow Traders Investment Competition, in-depth articles, and the content for the magazines. Mostly, they are busy following financial markets and researching interesting investment opportunities for our members. The committee takes about 4 hours a week.


The entire world is becoming more and more digital. B&R Beurs, in that regard, is not different. Therefore, the ICT Committee’s main responsibility is securing the IT-infrastructure. This includes maintaining our websites, managing data, safeguarding our IT, keeping up our hardware and lots of other tasks. Besides that the ICT Committee supports other committees, for example the IW&S Committee. The committee takes about 3 hours a week.

Introduction Period

The Introduction Period Committee (IPC) is responsible for the Introduction Period and the Introduction Weekend. Many hours of work are put into showing new students what B&R Beurs is all about and how it can provide a great experience for all financially interested students. However, their hardest task by far is organizing and overseeing the Introduction Weekend. The committee takes about 4 hours a week and is active during the summer and first two months of the academic year.

IPC 2017:

  • Berend Boshouwers
  • Demi Verloop
  • Martine Witsiers
  • Felix Labree
  • Qiqi van der Kolk
  • Lennon van Laar
Investment Conference

The Investment Conference committee organizes a new event in cooperation with the EFR. After last year’s great succes, both associations decided to continue this fruitful collaboration and make the investment conference a yearly event.

Investment Week & Symposium

The Investment Week & Symposium Committee is responsible for organizing the biggest student investment event in the Netherlands. It is jointly organised by B&R Beurs and FSR, so a membership of both societies is obligatory. This recruitment event brings exclusive companies with limited exposure to our campus, such as hedge funds and private equity firms. Its height is reached during the Symposium, which brings over 600 students, with an interest in finance, together to listen to speakers from exclusive asset management firms. The committee takes about 10 hours a week.

City Trip

The City Trip Committee organizes the yearly study trip. They oversee not only the program but also the location, transportation and stay. Every year they are faced with the task of finding a unique and affordable location, which is quite a challenge.