Walter Clements is Associate Dean of Executive Education, and a Teaching Professor at the University of Notre Dame, specializing in Finance for Mendoza’s Undergraduate, full-time MBA, Executive MBA, Master of Science in Finance, and Master of Science in Management Programs. Walt also serves as Independent Board Director for BP Midstream Partners LP, a publicly-traded energy firm. He advises inventors in their quest to get their ideas to market, and has served as President of an Industry Marketing Association. Walt joined Mendoza in 2012 after teaching at Indiana University for 2 years. Walt has 27 years of international business experience with BP plc prior to teaching, most recently as CEO and Chairman of Aral AG, a subsidiary of BP and Germany’s market-leading fuels and convenience store company. Walt served on Boards of two International College Preparatory Schools in Europe, and enjoys helping people develop and realize their aspirations.