Marie-Therese Claes is the Dean of the Faculty of Business at Asian University in Thailand. She holds a PhD in Philosophy and Arts, and an MBA from the Catholic University of Louvain, Belgium. She has over twenty years of teaching experience in Business Communication, Intercultural Communication and Intercultural Management in Belgium, and as a guest professor at many universities around the world. She is past president of SIETAR Europa (Society for Intercultural Education, Training and Research) and of EWMD (European Women Management Development, EFMD). She has published widely in the field of Business Communication and Intercultural Communication, and has worked with several companies as a consultant.