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Anna Veselova

  • Anna Veselova has been at HSE University since 2020.


Director of the Centre for Corporate Sustainability Management:

- develops research and expert agenda of the Centres activity;

- initiates and coordinates team work within the Centre's projects implementation;

- represents the Centre at the leading events and on the most reputable platforms in the forms of presentations, publications, expert comments.  

Education and Degrees

  • 2016

    Candidate of Sciences* (PhD) in Economics and Management of National Economy (Management)
    St Petersburg State University
    Thesis Title: Methods of development of structural configurations of Russian multinational companies

  • 2008

    Degree in Philology
    St Petersburg State University

  • 2005

    Degree in Public Administration
    Saint Petersburg State Polytechnical University

* Candidate of Sciences
According to the International Standard Classification of Education (ISCED) 2011, Candidate of Sciences belongs to ISCED level 8 - "doctoral or equivalent", together with PhD, DPhil, D.Lit, D.Sc, LL.D, Doctorate or similar. Candidate of Sciences allows its holders to reach the level of the Associate Professor.

Continuing education / Professional retraining / Internships / Study abroad experience

Research visits:

Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Hamburg, Germany, 2017, 2019

Vienna University of Economics and Business, Vienna, Austria, 2016, 2019

University of Valencia, Valencia, Spain, 2019

Aalto University School of Business, Helsinki, Finland, 2012-2013


Communication literacy and public talks, HSE University, 2022

Corporate Course by Megafon+SPbU "Profession-Tracker", 2020

Leading Teams, University of Michigan, 2020

Basics of Blackboard for Instructors, St. Petersburg State University, 2020

First Aid, St. Petersburg State University, 2020

Operations Management: Strategy and Quality Management for the Digital Age, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2018

Operations Management: Analysis and Improvement Methods, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2018

Awards and Accomplishments

  • «The best paper in OB/HRM/OT finalist», Academy of Management Conference, 2020.
  • «The best paper of the track Internationalization of Firms and Markets – The Case of CEE Markets», European International Business Academy Conference, 2018.
  • «The best paper by an Early career Researcher (ECR) from the Developing World», 43rd Academy of International Business United Kingdom and Ireland Chapter Conference, 2016.
  • «Outstanding Reviewer», 2nd Academy of International Business Central and Eastern Europe Chapter Conference, 2015.

2013 - present – Academy of International Business

2013 - present – European International Business Academy

2018 - present  – Academy of Management

2016 - 2017 – European Association of Chinese Studies

Courses (2023/2024)

Courses (2022/2023)

Courses (2021/2022)

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Article Dikova D., Panibratov A., Veselova A. The Joint Effect of Investment Motives and Institutional Context on Russian International Acquisitions // International Journal of Emerging Markets. 2016. Vol. 11. No. 4. P. 674-692. doi



Article Веселова А. С., Казанцев А. К. Конкурентные преимущества компаний из растущих экономик: основные теоретические подходы к исследованию // Экономика и управление. 2014. Т. 10. № 108. С. 201-207.


Article Веселова А. С. Многонациональные корпорации из растущих экономик: применимость существующих теорий // Проблемы современной экономики. 2013. № 4. С. 144-147.


XXI Апрельская международная научная конференция по проблемам развития экономики и общества (Москва). Presentation: The effect of inclusive talent management, internationalization and innovativeness on firm’s absorptive capacity and performance


06/2019-12/2019        Team lead “Building sustainable supply chains under high institutional volatility: The study of large Russian companies”, SPbU, PJSC«Gazprom Neft»

06/2019-12/2019        Team member “The impact of management of diverse talent groups on firm performance: Evidence from and for Russian companies”  SPbU, PJSC«Gazprom Neft»

11/2019-12/2019        Team lead “A comparative study of gender-driven talent management practices in Russian and German firms”, SPbU, DAAD

09/2017-10/2017        Team lead “Internationalization of Russian companies to the German market: major drivers and barriers”, SPbU, DAAD

12/2017- present        Team lead “Gender-driven talent management practices: A cross-country comparison”, Hamburg University of Applied Sciences

01/2015-12/2017        Team member “Internationalization of politically affiliated firms from emerging markets”, SPbU

09/2015-06/2016        Team member “Managing talented employees as a basis of competitive advantages creation of emerging market firms: a study of BRIC countries”, SPbU

11/2014-05/2015        Team member “State Influence on the internationalization of state-owned firms as a determining institutional factor of international strategy formation and international operations of emerging market firms”, SPbU

Employment history

2018 - 2020 - Senior Lecturer of Operations Management Department, Academic Director of Bachelor Program in Management, Graduate School of Management St. Petersburg State University

2016 - 2018 - Assistant Professor of Operations Management Department, Academic Director of Bachelor Program in Management, Graduate School of Management St. Petersburg State University

2008 - 2012 - Lecturer in English Language, Faculty of Philology St. Petersburg State University

Эффективные бизнес практики зеленого финансирования и нефинансовая отчетность

Академический руководитель и преподаватель

Timetable for today

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‘Anybody Who Does Not Believe in the Importance of Sustainable Development Should Visit India’

In January 2024, HSE students from Moscow, St Petersburg and Nizhny Novgorod took part in the Winter School ‘Business and Governance in India’, hosted in Dehradun by the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES). Having now completed the course, its attendees—participants of the Master’s in Sustainable Business Management at HSE Graduate School of Business—shared their impressions with the HSE News Service.

HSE University Wins RAEX Rating Agency Award for Contribution to Sustainable Development of Russian Universities

At the Forefront of Progress: Universities as a Key Element in Achieving Sustainable Development Goals

The implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals can provide a breakthrough in creating a better future for younger generations, and universities are at the forefront of this process. Representatives of world universities discussed how to train future decision-making leaders in the concepts of sustainable development and make education more practice-oriented at the session ‘At the Frontier of Progress: Universities as a Key Element in Achieving SDGs’ in the framework of International Partners’ Week at HSE University.

Prof. Dr. Natalia Ribberink Visited Graduate School of Business

Two New Research and Teaching Laboratories were Launched at GSB

Innovations in Education: DiSC Assessment and Personal Coaching Have Become Part of First-Year Students’ Learning Experience