Dr. Lida P. Kyrgidou holds a PhD in the area of strategic management and entrepreneurship awarded from Athens University of Economics and Business and has taught courses in strategic management, entrepreneurship and innovation and management of organizations in several business schools. She has also gained an MBA from University of New York, USA (Zicklin School of Business), for which she earned a full scholarship, while she holds her first degree in the area of economics from Aristotle University of Thessaloniki. She has expertise in the area of entrepreneurship having provided consultancy and workshops to several start-ups and has worked in several management positions in the industry. Her research interests focus on the area of strategic management, entrepreneurship, social and sustainable entrepreneurship and family firm succession. Some of her papers are published in Journals such as British Journal of Management, International Journal of Entrepreneurship Behaviour and Research, Journal of Small Business and Enterprise Development, Technology Analysis and Strategic Management, General Management: An International Journal, Journal of Air Transport Studies.