Nadine Meskens holds a Ph.D. from Université de Valenciennes, 1991, and an H.d.R. from Université Paris VI, 2004. She is Professor at Facultés Universitaires catholiques de Mons and the Louvain School of Management (Université catholique de Louvain (UCL)).
Her research focuses on (i) identifying factors linked to the academic performance of first-year university students; and (ii) the optimisation of the operating theatre in health care management. She is the president of an FNRS group entitled "Multidisciplinary Research Network in Health Care Management", which shares knowledge and experiences, develops synergies and fosters contacts between hospital practitioners and researchers.