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Miguel Meuleman

Prof Miguel Meuleman
Professor of Entrepreneurship at Vlerick Business School

A passionate teacher in the field of entrepreneurship, Miguel has been involved in projects to make entrepreneurship education more effective. He has launched initiatives to bridge entrepreneurship, education and design, participated in numerous consulting projects, and is the author of several case studies. Miguel is specialised in the areas of new venture creation and growth, buyouts, business model generation and entrepreneurial finance.
Sophie Manigart

Prof Sophie Manigart
Professor of Corporate Finance at Vlerick Business School

Sophie Manigart turns theory into practice in the blink of an eye. She specialises in entrepreneurial finance, business angels, venture capital, MBOs, private equity and corporate finance.
Katia Tieleman

Prof Katia Tieleman 
Professor of Negotiation & Conflict Management at Vlerick Business School

Katia Tieleman is Professor in Negotiation and Conflict Management at Vlerick Business School and a leading authority in the field of negotiations. She is affiliated with the Harvard Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School. For her high impact interventions, Katia draws from her sophisticated academic background as well as from her rich experience as a practitioner. Katia is the author of the Negotiation Intelligence® (NQ®) approach, providing the concept and tools to boost individual and organisational negotiation and cooperation capabilities. As such she helps participants to develop their personal beliefs and skills, and supports them to broker agreements, to maximise their influence, to develop common ground within and across organisations and to use diversity and complexity to their advantage.
Hans Vanoorbeek

Adjunct Prof Hans Vanoorbeek
Professor in Entrepreneurship at Vlerick Business School / Co-founder of the Platform for Entrepreneurial Buyouts / Founder of BV Capital Partners / Former Associate Director Industri Kapital (London) and Partner BC Partners (London).

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