Thomas Standaert


Thomas Standaert obtained his PhD in Business Economics from Ghent University and Université de Lille in 2019, with the financial support of the Flemish Agency for Innovation by Science and Technology (IWT). In 2017, he was a visiting scholar at emlyon business school (Ecully, France). His research was published in Small Business Economics and Economics Bulletin. He was also involved in research projects commissioned by IWEPS, ParticipatieMaatschappij Vlaanderen, Brabant Development Agency, and His current research focuses on the strategic management of high-growth firms, the challenges faced by high-growth firms, and the beneficial role of risk capital providers.


Job Title : Post-doctoral researcher

Management Domain


Expert in
Determinants of Firm Growth
Strategic Management of High-Growth Firms
Venture Capital