Dr. Sergey Sosnovskikh

Salford Business School

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Contact Details

Maxwell Building, Room 322.

Current positions

Lecturer in International Business and Strategy


Dr Sergey Sosnovskikh joined Salford Business School as a Lecturer in International Business and Strategy in January 2023. Previously, he worked at De Montfort University (Leicester, UK), the University of Greenwich (London, UK) and Ural Federal University (Ekaterinburg, Russia), teaching various undergraduate and postgraduate modules. Sergey has diverse experience working in leading companies in different industry sectors, including banking, maritime transport, investor relations, construction, and public services. He conducted consultancy projects for the government and private companies in the UK and Russia. Sergey regularly participates in international conferences and peer-reviews articles in reputable academic journals.

Areas of supervision

International Business, Emerging Markets, Institutional Economics


  • Economics
  • Business Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Research Methods
  • Emerging Markets
  • International Trade
  • Institutional Economics

Research Interests

  • Political Economy
  • State-Business Relations
  • Industrial Clusters
  • Special Economic Zones
  • Industrial Parks
  • Institutional Economics
  • Entrepreneurship and Macroeconomics

Qualifications and Memberships


  • PhD in International Business and Economics (University of Greenwich), 2018
  • PGCert in Academic Practice in Higher Education (De Montfort University), 2021
  • MSc in International Management (University of Roehampton), 2010
  • BSc in International Economics (Ural Federal University), 2009
  • BA in Teaching Foreign Languages (Ural State Pedagogical University), 2009


  • Fellowship teaching qualification recognised by the Higher Education Academy
  • Certified Management and Business Educator (2022 – present)
  • Member of the Regional Studies Association (2022 – Present)
  • Member of the British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies (2018 – Present)
  • Member of the World Interdisciplinary Network for Institutional Research (2019 – Present)