Marie-Therese Claes, Ph.D., is Professor of Cross-Cultural Management at Louvain School of Management (LSM, University of Louvain) and at AIT (Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok). In addition, she holds guest professorships at several other universities in Europe, Asia and the United States of America, and was Dean of the Faculty of Business at the Asian University Thailand. She is also a consultant and coach for relocation, diversity management and global leadership. She has worked as a consultant to various companies and is a former President of the Society for Intercultural Education, Training and Research (SIETAR Europa) and the European Women’s Management Development International Network (EWMD). She is also a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, a Fulbright and a Japan Foundation alumna.