Annick Schramme is a full professor and academic director of the master in Cultural Management and the Competence Center Management, Culture & Policy (Faculty of Applied Economics at the University of Antwerp). Additionally, she is academic director of the Competence Center Creative Industries at the Antwerp Management School. She has published about Arts policy in Flanders, cultural governance, international cultural policy, public-private partnerships in the heritage sector, leadership and cultural entrepreneurship, etc. From 2004 until 2013 she was also advisor-expert of the Vice-Mayor for Culture and Tourism of the City of Antwerp. From 2013-2017, she served as president of ENCATC, the European network on cultural management and policy.