Anneleen Michiels is an Associate Professor of Finance and Family Business at Hasselt University, Belgium. At the Research Center for Entrepreneurship and Family Business, her research focuses on the influence of money on the family business and the business family and is published in international academic as well as practitioner-oriented journals. Her research insights, which have been published in a variety of scholarly and practitioner-focused journals, blogposts and podcasts, inform the finance courses she teaches at various levels.
As a Family Wealth Advising certificate holder (FFI) and a Certified Exit Planning Advisor (CEPA), she is passionate about bringing the gap between academia and practice by working closely with business families and their advisors. She is also the founder and coordinator of executive courses for family wealth advisors at Hasselt University.
Prior to joining Hasselt University, she held positions at the HU Brussels and KU Leuven. She is also a former Family Business Chair at the European Academy of Management (EURAM) and a past Scholar in Residence at the Family-owned Business Institute at Grand Valley State University.