Living Stone Centre for Intercultural Entrepreneurship is founded in 2005 as a spin-off of Leuven Research & Development together with Joker/Living Stone Network, and joined by Cera, a cooperative financial group in 2007. The centre is headquartered in Belgium.
LIVING STONE CENTRE is the practical make-up of two legal entities:
• Living Stone Cooperation, a cooperative company that unlocks individual and organizational potential through its focus on intercultural competence learning and development
• Living Stone Fund, research chair at K.U.Leuven, that focuses on a deeper understanding of interculturalism at the level of individual actors and their organizations. HIVA K.U.Leuven, Research Institute for Work and Society, is academic partner.
Chairman is prof.dr.Koenraad Debackere, Director General of K.U.Leuven
Managing director is co-founder Bob Elsen, managing director of Joker Tourism nv