Elena Borin is Associate Professor in Business Administration for Link Campus University (Rome, Italy). Previously, she was Director of the MSc in Arts and Cultural Management and Coordinator of the Research team in Arts and Cultural Management at the Burgundy School of Business (Dijon, France). She holds a Ph.D. in Economics at the University of Ferrara (Ferrara, Italy) and was awarded the title of Doctor Europeus (European Doctor) by an international Jury Member. In 2016, she won the ENCATC Research Award for Cultural Management and Policy and the IUSS Award for Best Thesis in Economics. She has been a member of the scientific committees of several academic programs, scientific journals, congresses, and international committees working on issues of sustainability and cultural and creative sector management and governance, including the international university network "Routes Towards Sustainability". She is Board Member of ENCATC - European Network on Cultural Management and policy (based in Brussels, Belgium), where she serves as President's delegate for research activities. She is co-convenor of the international research cluster RIC - Research Interest Cluster on Cultural Leadership in Transition Tourism. Her research interests include cultural management and governance with an international comparative approach, funding for the cultural and creative sector, public-private partnerships and multi-stakeholder partnerships in the cultural sector and sustainability. Her most recent scientific contributions include books with Springer and PIE Peter Lang on the theme of entrepreneurship, public-private partnership in the cultural and creative sector and cultural leadership in transition tourism, as well as book contributions and scientific papers on the topics of partnership, governance and sustainability (with a specific focus on financial sustainability) in the cultural and creative sector.