Dr. Leonie Baldacchino holds a Ph.D. in Entrepreneurship from Warwick Business School (UK), an M.A. in Creativity and Innovation and a B.Psy.(Hons.) from the University of Malta. She is a Senior Lecturer at The Edward de Bono Institute for Creative Thinking and Innovation at the University of Malta, where she held the post of Director from 2013 to 2022. She coordinates various entrepreneurship-related incentives at the University of Malta, including the Global Entrepreneurship Week events hosted locally by The Edward de Bono Institute, she is a Fellow of the International Society for the Study of Creativity and Innovation (ISSCI), and the OECD's country (Malta) expert on inclusive entrepreneurship. She has also lectured on entrepreneurship, creativity and innovation at Warwick Business School (UK) and at Teesside Business School (UK), and has delivered numerous presentations and workshops in Malta and overseas. Her research focuses on different aspects of creativity and entrepreneurship, and has been published in various peer-reviewed outlets including the Journal of Management Studies, International Journal of Management Reviews, International Journal of Entrepreneurial Behavior & Research, Journal of Creative Behavior, and in edited books by Routledge, Springer and Edward Elgar.