Imperial College London


Central FacultyCentre for Languages, Culture and Communication

Part Time Lecturer in Economics and Management







Sherfield BuildingSouth Kensington Campus






MIT, Executive Certificate in Strategy and Innovation (2022)

Columbia University, School of International and Public Affairs, mid-career MPA in Economic Policy Management (2012)

Columbia Business School and London Business School Global Executive MBA programme (2011)

St. Petersburg University of Economics and Finance, Doctoral Degree in Economics (2003)

St. Petersburg University of Economics and Finance, MSc (Economics) with Honours (1993)

Non-degree programmes at Stanford University, Harvard Business School, Haas School of Business UC Berkeley, LSE

Fellowships/Internships at Haas School of Business UC Berkeley, Stockholm School of Economics, NHH, Emory University, University of Illinois at Chicago

Work Experience

Post Office Limited (London), Business and Technology Transformation Team (2023-)

Imperial College London, Lecturer in Economics and Management (2022-)

SberUniversity (corporate university), Vice Dean for Education and Research, Academic Co-Director for Executive Development Programme with London Business School (2016-2022)

McKinsey&Co. (UK Office), Consultant (2014-2016)

Graduate School of Management, St. Petersburg University, Deputy Dean and Associate Professor (1996-2014)

Visiting positions 

European Business School (Germany), a course in Management Accounting for MBA students (2008)

Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (India), lectures in Economic Development (2009, 2014)

Invited Talks (selected)

Bank Rakyat Indonesia (BRI) management meeting, more than 400 participants (“How Tech Change the Way We Learn”, 2022)

Samruk-Kazyna Investment Holding (Kazakhstan) (“How to Build a Corporate Learning System”, 2022)

Executive Corporate Learning Forum (global network of HR/L&D Heads for companies with 25,000 employees, USA and Belgium) (“Corporate University as Enabler of a Multi-Industry Ecosystem”, 2021)

IE University (Spain)/Headspring (FT Executive Education), Virtual Summit “Paving the Road to Recovery” (2020)

Astana International Financial Centre (“Public Development Agencies and the Digital Economy”, 2020)

Indian Institute of Management Bangalore, 2014 («Russia: Economic Development and Investment Climate»)

University of Oxford, Russian and Eurasian Studies Centre Seminar, 2010 («Competition in the Public Sector: Health Care vs Higher Education in Russia»)

Public Service

European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD):

Certificate of Recognition for outstanding commitment and contribution to driving excellence in management education globally amid the turbulences brought by the Covid-19 pandemic (2020)

Chairman of accreditation teams (20 programme accreditations in the UK, France, Spain, China, Cyprus, Estonia, Kazakhstan), 2009-present

CLIP (Corporate Learning) Accreditation Committee, 2021-2022

Corporate Executive Education

Developed and participated in programmes for top international companies, including IBM, ABB, VTB, Sber, Rosneft, Astana International Financial Centre, International Paper and others

Research and Publications

World Bank projects in public finance, urban development, and social protection (team leader, senior researcher, researcher)

Public Policy research projects in health care, education, public finance, privatization and other areas for the EU Secretariat, USAID, Soros Foundation, Ford Foundation and others

Research Interests: Digital Economy, Platform Business Models, Competition and Innovation in the Public Sector, University Management

Publications: More than 60 applied research / public policy papers and teaching publications, including 3 textbooks (with co-authors)