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.

Adnre Calabrò co-founded the Family Business Research Strategic Interest Group (FBR SIG) at the European Academy of Management (EURAM) and is co-founder and organizer of the International Family Business Research Forum (IFBRF). Since 2014 he serves as Associate Editor of Journal of Family Business Strategy. He has published journal articles on family firms, internationalization, and corporate governance in leading international peer-reviewed journals.