Lex Hoogduin

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Lex Hoogduin
Occupation Chairman of the Board
Employer LCH.Clearnet Group

Professor Lex Hoogduin is chairman of the board of LCH.Clearnet Group. He took over that position on March 5, 2015, succeeding Jacques Aigrain. Hoogduin had been a member of the LCH.Clearnet Group board starting in September 2012 and previously chaired its Limited, SA and LLC Risk Committees.[1]

He is also a part-time professor of Monetary Economics and Financial Institutions at the University of Amsterdam.[2]


Hoogduin was previously executive director at De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB) from January 2009 until July 2011 where his responsibilities included economic policy and research, financial stability, financial markets, clearing and settlement systems.

Between 2005 and 2008 he was the chief economist of Robeco and Managing Director of the IRIS research institute. Prior to this he spent time at DNB, where he worked as division director of scientific research from 2001 until 2005. From 1997-2001 he worked in Frankfurt as advisor to Wim Duisenberg, the first president of the ECB. He was also connected to the University of Groningen during that period.


Hoogduin holds a Master's degree in Economics from State University of Groningen, and received his PhD degree in Economics in 1991.


  1. Lex Hoogduin to succeed Jacques Aigrain as chairman of LCH.Clearnet board. Finextra.
  2. LCH Board of Directors. LCH.Clearnet.