Yannick Dillen is doctor in Applied Economic Sciences. He obtained his PhD on high-growth firms at the University of Antwerp in 2014. From September 2010 to October 2014, Yannick was employed at the Chamber of Commerce Antwerp as a researcher on growth firms. In November 2014, he started working as a private investments analyst for the asset management firm Econopolis. Since November 2015, Yannick is a Post-Doctoral Research Associate at the Vlerick Business School, in the area Accounting & Finance. His research is situated in the field of strategic risk management. Yannick is closely involved in the MasterCard Chair ‘Transforming for the Future’.