Ana Teresa Lehmann is Professor at EGP-UPBS and at FEP-U. Porto. Former Vice-President of the North of Portugal Regional Regional Authority (CCDR-N). Former Pro-Rector of the University of Porto (for Strategic Planning, relations with Companies, and Entrepreneurial Participations). Visiting Professor in several US/European universities, and a Board Member and former President of the European International Business Academy. Has a MSc, PhD and postdoctoral studies specialising on International Business/Foreign Direct Investment. Author of numerous presentations in top-level conferences, she is an Associate Editor (Strategy/International Business) of international scientific journals and has dozens of international publications in scientific journals and books. She has been a consultant to leading international institutions (OECD, UNCTAD) and to Portuguese and international policy-making and other organisations, as well as being involved in the management of several companies and foundations.