Trainer Bios

The fundamentals of building a strategic internationalization plan

Hans-Georg van Liempd | Tilburg University, the Netherlands

Hans-Georg has been the Managing Director at the Tilburg School of Social and Behavioral Sciences at Tilburg University, the Netherlands, since November 2014, having previously held the positions of Director of the International Office, Senior Program Manager for internationalizing the campus and corporate social responsibility, and Director of strategy and policy. He was involved as an expert on international strategy on a one-year project for the Romanian government for internationalizing strategy at 21 Romanian universities. From September 2010 until September 2014, Hans-Georg served as Vice-President and then President of the EAIE. He holds a Master’s degree in economics. Hans-Georg is a member of the EAIE's Awards and Talent Committee.


Marina Casals Sala | Universitat Rovira i Vrgili, Spain

Marina is Director of International Relations at Universitat Rovira i Virgili in Tarragona, Spain, having previously served at the same institution as head of the Internationalization Strategic Unit at the rector’s office. Her Bachelor’s degree is in translation and interpreting, her Master’s degree is in teaching Spanish as a foreign language, and she has received training in systemic therapy. Her international work experience has taken her to Finland and Morocco (Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane). Marina is a trainer in neuro-linguistic programming and an EAIE trainer, and she has presented at several conferences internationally, both facilitating workshops and giving presentations. As an EAIE Board member, she was awarded the Rising Star Award by the EAIE in 2009 in recognition of her contribution to the Association, as well as the Bo Gregersen Award for Best Practice in 2014 as a member of the Green Cockatoo group.