Lieve Vangehuchten (PhD, 2003, UCL) is the Academic Director of the Institute of Academic and Professional Communication (IPAC) and the Head of Spanish for specific purposes at this same Institute. She’s member of the Linguistics Department and lectures in Business Spanish in the Business and Economics Faculty and Spanish for Professional Communication on a joint Master’s program in the Arts Faculty. Her research deals with the description and analysis of Spanish for specific purposes with theoretical (discourse and genre analysis) and with applied (acquisition and pedagogy) objectives, e.g. oral and written competence, terminology, and socio-economic and socio-cultural dimensions.