Eric Huizing is Director Investments at Ahold Pensioenfonds, based in Zaandam, the Netherlands. Ahold Pensioenfonds manages the pension schemes for the Dutch operating companies of Ahold, being Albert Heijn, Etos and Gall & Gall. Assets under management were 2.3 billion at the end of 2010. As a member of the management team Eric is responsible for the investment activities of the pension fund, including strategical & tactical asset allocation and balance sheet management. Prior to joining Ahold, he was Manager of the Product Development Department at AEGON Asset Management in The Hague and Commercial Affairs Officer at the Options Exchange in Amsterdam. Eric graduated cum laude from the University of Amsterdam (Economics) and holds the VBAcertificate. In his free time, he is chairman of a roller-skating club (Zaanse Roller Club) and likes to cycle.