Professor of Strategy and Change Management at Louvain School of Management (UCL), ex-Dean of the Louvain School of Management (UCL), Alain Vas is currently the Vice-Rector of UCL at Hainaut (Mons). He holds a Ph.D. in Management Sciences at Paris XII University and a Master in Strategy and Management at HEC-ParisX-Essec (France). He is co-founder of the Center for Research in Entrepreneurial Change and Innovative Strategies (UCL) (www.crecis.be). He is Belgian representative of the International Association of Strategic Management (AIMS). His research interests are in the areas of strategic change, knowledge creation and transfer, organisational innovation and competitive advantage. He has authored several refereed publications in international conferences and academic journals. He leads on a regular basis interventions in executive education in Belgium and abroad.