Full Professor of Business Management and Operations Research at Ghent University (Belgium), Vlerick Business School (Belgium, Russia, China) and University College London (UK). He has a Ph.D. degree in Operations Management from the University of Leuven (Belgium). At Ghent University, he is the program director of the Business Engineering program where he teaches Project Management and Applied Operations Research. At Vlerick Business School, he teaches Decision Making for Business and Dynamic Project Planning to Master and MBA students. He has given lectures at various universities and management schools in Europe, Asia and the US and has published more than 50 papers in various international journals and is the author of three project management books published by Springer (see www.or-as.be/bookstore). Mario Vanhoucke is also a founding member and director of the EVM Europe Association (www.evm-europe.eu) and partner of OR-AS (www.or-as.be). firstname.lastname@example.org .