Prof. dr. Elvira Haezendonck (PhD in Applied Economics, University of Brussels VUB) is Full Professor at the University of Brussels (VUB) and part time associate professor the University of Antwerp (UA), with a specialization in (cluster) management and strategy. She is chair holder of the VUB Chair in Infrastructure Asset Management, sponsored by Antea, Arcadis, Sweco and Tractebel. She has been involved in over 100 research projects including multiple strategy analyses for seaports, large-scale project assessments, socio-economic feasibility studies and infrastructure investments and policy. Her teaching and academic research concentrate on (project) management, competitive strategy, (port) strategy and corporate responsibility. She has published various articles and books in these domains.