Miha Lesjak is an associate professor in the field of sport tourism, sustainable events and educational tourism. His research interests are focused on sport tourism, sporting events, international student mobility, event management and destination management. He has performed many contributions in the scientific journals from the field of his research and appearances at the scientific international conferences. For many years, he was active member at several international mobility projects, educational conferences and summer school for international students (Erasmus, CEEPUS and Leonardo da Vinci). Besides that, he is an active member of Interreg Mediterranean iBlue project and Tourism 4.0 project that aims to transform the today tourist industry into a value-based economy through innovation, knowledge, technology and creativity. Miha is also EuroCHRIE area consultant for C&E Europe. In the academic year 2017/18 Miha Lesjak received the recognition for pedagogical excellence of the University of Primorska.