Certificate of inclusion into the Registry
NRCD No. 015 dated 25.06.2019

  • D.Sc. (Economics & Business Administration) from the EQUIS accredited Hanken School of Economics, Helsinki (2001)
  • International Business Program at Helsinki University of Technology, School of Information Science, Institute of Industrial Management (1994 – 1995)
  • Master of Science in Economics. Saint Petersburg State University, Russia, Faculty of Economics, Department of World Economy (1994)

Human behavior in organizations, enhancing both results and motivation through better leadership. Organizational diagnostics, business strategy development and strategic change. Building and accumulating intangible assets. Focus on internationalization /international business& marketing, exports promotion/ and deep understanding of Eastern Europe political economy and culture. Experience in developing high-performing executive teams, facilitating strategy discussions and allignment, driving change and re-building company cultures.

Since 2018 – Professor /adjunct/ at the Stockholm School of Economics in Riga

Since 2015 – Business Consultant at Prime Ventures Ltd., Estonia

Since 2013 – Board member, Alu-Releco International Ltd, Finland.

Since 2011 – Program Director at Hanken & SSE Executive Education, Finland.

2003 – 2017 Professor /adjunct/ and Program Director of the International Summer School in Russian Business at the Faculty of Economics, Saint Petersburg State University, Russia

1998 – 2015 Business Consultant (export development) at IBS Group Ltd, Finland

2008 – 2011 Research Director (tutkimuspäällikkö), Emerging Markets Research Group, Faculty of International Business & Culture, Kymenlaakso University of Applied Sciences, Finland.

2004 – 2008 Senior Research Fellow at Pan-European Institute, Turku School of Economics, Finland

1998 – 2005 Lecturer & Researcher at the Department of Management and Organization, Hanken School of Economics, Helsinki

1994 – 1998 Business Analyst for Ab Optimatics Networks Oy, Finland