Prof. dr. Elvira Haezendonck obtained a PhD in Applied Economics from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB). She is full professor at the VUB, visiting professor at the University of Antwerp (UA), and guest lecturer at Erasmus University of Rotterdam and at C-MAT (UA). She teaches courses on management, (competitive) strategy, project management and port strategy, mostly on master level. Her research covers topics in the field of (port) management, strategy and policy: complex project evaluation, CSR & environmental strategy, competitive analysis and stakeholder management. Elvira also holds various board positions within and beyond academia.