Dr. Olivier Bertrand is a full professor of strategy at Fundação Getulio Vargas - Brazilian School of Public and Business Administration (FGV/EBAPE) in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil). His research interests center on international strategic issues related to mergers and acquisitions, multinationals, international trade, emerging countries (in particular Brazil and Russia), or for instance innovation. His articles are published or forthcoming in leading journals in management (such as Academy of Management Journal, Global Strategy Journal, Harvard Business Review, Journal of International Business Studies, Organization Studies, Research Policy, Strategic Management Journal) and economics (such as the Canadian Journal of Economics, International Journal of Industrial Organisation, Journal of Comparative Economics or Journal of Economics and Management Strategy). He got (with co-authors) the International Management Division Best Paper Award (sponsored by CEIBS) at the Academy of Management in 2014. He received a doctorate in economics from the University of Paris 1 Pantheon-Sorbonne. Prior to his position at FGV/EBAPE, he was an assistant professor at the University of Toulouse 1 Capitole (Toulouse School of Economics) from 2005 to 2008. He worked at the Graduate School of Management (GSOM) of St Petersburg University from 2008 to 2011 and SKEMA business school from 2011 to 2017.