Head of Investors and Issues Department, European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA)
Evert van Walsum started his career in banking in the Netherlands. After that period, he joined the Netherlands Authority for the Financial Markets (AFM), where he worked in various roles in policy and supervision, in the markets area and in the field of consumer protection. His last position at the AFM was Head of the Capital Markets Department.
At ESMA, Evert is Head of the Investors and Issuers Department, responsible for investor protection, asset management, corporate finance, corporate reporting, as well as sustainable finance and supervisory convergence coordination.
Evert has studied at the University of Amsterdam and at INSEAD Fontainebleau.