Eva Cools earned a KU Leuven master degree in Pedagogical Sciences (2000) and graduated as a Doctor in Applied Economics at Ghent University (2007). She currently works as Research Manager and Academic Research Coordinator at the Research Dean’s Office of Vlerick Business School. Within this role, Eva is responsible for implementing Vlerick’s research strategy via (1) the active stimulation of the research climate, (2) the creation of opportunities and resources for research, and (3) proactive research follow-up, monitoring and reporting. Her own research focus on cognitive styles, person-environment fit and career preferences, team research, entrepreneurship and management education. She is co-editor of a Routledge book on cognitive styles. Eva was the academic leader of the 13th Education, Learning, Styles, Individual differences Network (ELSIN) conference in Ghent, Belgium. She is member of the ELSIN executive committee, serving as secretary and taking responsibility for supporting PhD students.