As a professor, Tom Loonen is an experienced teacher. Interaction and involvement of students is his motto. He teaches the subjects ‘Compliance’, ‘Laws and regulations’ (Wft and Wwft) and ‘integrity and ethics’ at the VU University . He does this in the courses ‘Risk management in financial institutions ‘, ‘Investment Management’, ‘Compliance & Integrity management’ and ‘KYC expert’.

Futhermore, he teaches Governance at the Master in International Finance (MiF) of the University of Amsterdam and he teaches the course ‘Duty of care’ at Nyenrode University.