Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Dr. Michaël Dooms is affiliated as professor with the Solvay Business School at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB). At the VUB, he teaches courses in Management and Strategy, Organization Design & Change and is responsible for the internship program and the foreign trade mission. He won the 2011 Palgrave MacMillan MEL PhD Competition (4th edition) with his PhD Thesis. He is a member of PortEconomics.eu and a member of the Port Performance Research Network (PPRN), where he co-animates the port authority strategy group. His other research interests are in the fields of complex project evaluation (of large scale infrastructure projects), internationalisation strategies and corporate strategy. He has worked as a project manager and researcher on several research and consulting projects, which need a multi-disciplinary (integration of technical, economic and environmental criteria) and multi-stakeholder (public and private sector, local communities) approach. From 2013 onwards, he has lead the PORTOPIA project (www.portopia.eu), a large EU-FP7 collaborative research project on port performance measurement.