Sandra Phlippen is an economist and sociologist and Chief Economist of ABN AMRO Bank since 1 December 2019. Sandra is also affiliated with the Erasmus School of Economics as an assistant professor, where she works on a large scale field experiment on occupational mobility. During the pandemic she participated as an economic expert in “Lessons Learned COVID-19”, an advisory board for the Ministry of Health. Sandra is active in the public domain by writing regularly for newspapers and being a guest on dutch and international television and radio broadcasts. Her focus during the last 1,5 year was on explaining the social and economic impact of the Covid-19 crisis.
From September 2016 to March 2018 she was the economics editor at Algemeen Dagblad a Dutch newspaper. Previously, she was editor-in-chief of ESB, the bi-weekly journal of economics and statististics in the Netherlands. Sandra also was board member of the Genootschap van Hoofdredacteuren and board member of the Dutch Royal Economic Society.
Sandra Phlippen graduated from Erasmus University Rotterdam and obtained her PhD in 2008.