Jan Vis (1947) is an adjunct-professor of Business Valuation and Value Based Management at the RSM Erasmus University (Rotterdam School of Management). He is also director of the Competence Center Business Valuation of RSM and affiliated to Talanton Valuation Services in Amsterdam.
Jan is a guest lecturer at the Amsterdam School of Real Estate, and chairman of the foundation National Register of Court Expert Witness (‘Landelijk Register Gerechtelijke Deskundigen’), arbitrator at the Netherlands Arbitration Institute in Rotterdam and chairman of the Platform Valuers-Accountants.
Jan studied economics, business administration and accountancy and obtained his economics degree at the Amsterdam University cum laude. His MBA-title was awarded to him with highest distinction (Post-Universitair Centrum Limburg).
He was sworn in as an estate agent/valuer of business interests and successfully completed the course to become a court expert witness (Leiden University).
He is a member of the Dutch Institute for Register Valuators. Fellow of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. He obtained his Ph.D.-title at Leiden University on a thesis with the title: ‘Ondernemend Waarderen : Waarderend Ondernemen, De subjectiviteit van het begrip economische waarde’ which is about the subjectivity of the meaning of economic value.
During 1978-1987 Jan was a board member of a Brazilian multinational incorporation and responsible for the strategy and finance of the company.
Talanton Valuation Services is an independent organization that deals with valuation matters for – inter alia – M&A, assessment of damages, investment and financing issues as well as court proceedings (civil, administrative and criminal) and fiscal procedures.