Iris (1970), speaking Spanish and 4 other languages fluently, has built up professional experience in the Hospitality industry in several European countries. After graduating on a Master’s level both in Spanish and Economics, Iris built up a strong reputation in the field of Travel & Tourism, Media (including social media) and Destination & Hotel Marketing. Being responsible for € 1 million + budgets, Iris has a proven track record in the Hospitality industry. Next to this, Iris is a respected lecturer at several European universities, like Institute Paul Bocuse (Lyon, France) where she lecturers in the Master in Culinary Innovation and the Master in Hospitality Management. At EADA University in Barcelona and at Hotel Management School Maastricht she teaches in their Master programs in Hospitality Management.