In addition to being a lawyer, Mark Heemskerk is a professor of pension law at Radboud University Nijmegen. He has been combining pension science with pension practice for 15 years. This enables him to translate complex pension issues into understandable advice via scientific insights. Mark is chairman of the Pension Law Association and an external member of the Pension Policy Committee at the Pensioenfonds voor de Medisch Specialisten (SPMS) [Pension Fund for Medical Specialists]. Mark worked at Houthoff Buruma for almost 10 years and then worked at a pension law firm (Blom Advocaten). His economic degree combined with state-of-the-art legal knowledge helps him to better advise clients. Mark has written several books on pension law – including the standard work Pensioenrecht [Pension Law] – and numerous articles. Mark is a much sought-after speaker and lecturer and is a member of various editorial boards.
Mark (1976) lives together and has three children. He clears his head by riding his bike or swinging his racket.