Bas Karreman is an Associate Professor in the department of Applied Economics. His research interests are in the field organization and strategy, with a particular focus on the financial services industry and emerging markets. Most of his work relates to financial center development in mainland China and Hong Kong and the network development of multinational banks in Central and Eastern Europe. He coordinates and teaches the course "Organization & Strategy", for which he was elected Lecturer-of-the-Year by the students of the economics and business program in 2009-2010. He was also designated Top Lecturer by the Erasmus School of Economics in 2010. Since 2008, he acts as liaison officer for the Erasmus University China Center.