Dr. Olga Belyaeva is an Associate Professor at the Russian Academy of National Economy and Public Administration at the Department of Regional Management of the Faculty of International Regional Studies and Regional Management. She has a PhD in Regional Economy. Dr. Belyaeva has 2 specialties – a professional lawyer and an economist. Dr. Belyaeva has published more than 80 scientific publications. She has been providing lectures since 2006. From 2003 to 2006 she worked in the field of audits of small and medium-sized businesses.