Vinzenz Ziesemer is a macroeconomist, with research interests in public economics, labor economics, and development. He currently works as a policy advisor within the Government of the Netherlands. He is also affiliated with the European University Institute and the Erasmus University Rotterdam.

Previously, Vinzenz worked in the private equity industry at AlpInvest Partners (part of The Carlyle Group), and in quantitative investments at Robeco Asset Management. During his career he worked short-term assignments for a number of academic and financial institutions, such as the International Monetary Fund and an Asia-focused hedge fund.

Vinzenz obtained his PhD in Economics at the European University Institute. He completed undergraduate and graduate studies in econometrics, finance, economics, and philosophy at the Erasmus University Rotterdam.