Birgitte Grøgaard is an Associate Professor at BI Norwegian Business School in Oslo, Norway. Her research interests include multinational firm strategies, headquarter-subsidiary relations, integration challenges in multinationals, and foreign direct investments with a particular focus on state-ownership. Her work has been published in various international business journals including the Journal of International Business Studies, Journal of World Business, and Management International Review. Prior to pursuing her PhD, Birgitte worked in a multinational oil and gas company as well as in management consulting. She has a lifelong experience with international mobility and a burning interest in cross-border activities and interaction.