Rodrigo Basco has taught in the areas of economics, management and family business in universities in Spain, Chile and Germany. Before joining AUS, Dr. Basco held a post-doctoral position at the Witten Institute for Family Business, University of Witten/Herdecke (Germany). His major research focuses on the field of entrepreneurship, management and regional development with special interest in family firms. The results of his research have been published in international academic journals such as Family Business Review and International Small Business Journal. He edited a special issue on the topic “Family Business and Regional Development” in the Journal of Family Business Strategy.