Dr. Myriam Maier is a graduate of the Doctor of Economics program. She holds a Master of Economics from Monarch Business School and a Bachelor of Business Administration with honours and merit from Glion Institute of Higher Education in Glion, Switzerland. Her doctoral dissertation is entitled: “The Application of Market-Based Management: An Austrian Perspective on Firms’ Comparative Performance 2008- 2012” and was defended in oct-2015. At present, she holds the position of Managing Director at Maier Management GmbH. Previously, she worked in Controlling and Corporate Development for Price Waterhouse Coopers at the German headquarter in Frankfurt. Ms. Maier is a certified paramedic, a certified USTA Class B Tennis Coach and performs voluntary work for the German Red Cross. She has proficiency in German and English with basic knowledge of Spanish and French.