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Katkalo, Valery


Doctor of Sciences in Economics (Second Doctoral Degree), St. Petersburg University of Economics & Finance, 2007

Candidate of Sciences in Economics (First Doctoral Degree), St. Petersburg University, 1989
Specialist Degree in Political Economy (with distinction), Department of Economics, St. Petersburg University, 1986

Visiting Scholar Programs at Haas School of Business (1993, 1995, 1997, 2001, 2003), UC Berkeley; Copenhagen Business School (1999) and Helsinki School of Economics (1999)

Summer Schools in New Institutional Economics at Universities of Tubingen and Saarland (both – Germany), 1992, 1994

Teachers Development Program at  IFL (Swedish Institute of Management) and ABB Co., 1999

Post-Doctoral Program at the Center for Research in Management , Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley, 1990/1991 (academic advisor – Professor Oliver E. Williamson)

Awards and Grants

  • Three state medals (incl. Medal of Order «For Service for the Motherland», Second Degree, 2003)
  • Individual Research grants from IREX (1990); Eurasia Foundation and Open Society Institute (Soros Foundation)
  • Principal investigator for the grants from Russian Ministry of Education and Ministry of Economic Development; Tempus-Tacis, USIA, Open Society Institute

Professional Activities

Dean, Graduate School of Management (GSOM), St. Petersburg University (SPU), 2007 –
Dean, School of Management (SOM), SPU, 1997-2007
Professor, GSOM, SPU, 2008 –
Associate Professor, SOM & GSOM, SPU, 1994 – 2008
Senior Lecturer, Department of Economics & SOM, SPU, 1992 – 1994
Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, SPU, 1989 – 1992

Visiting Professorships

  • Dual Degree Executive MBA, GSOM SPU – HEC-Paris, 2009 –
  • Executive MBA Programs of Lappeenranta Technical University (Finland, 1998, 2000) and Danish-Swedish Executive MBA (FUHU, 2001).
  • Faculty of Business Administration, University of Vaasa (Finland), 1994.
  • ESSCA School of Management (France), 1992

Over 90 research publications (several published in USA and Germany), incl. 5 research monographs and textbooks

Evolution of Strategic Management Theories, 2006
Fundamentals of Business, 2006 (co-author)
Strategic Management of Russian Companies: collection of cases, 2004 (co-editor)
Russian Management: theory, practice, education, 2001 (co-editor, author)
Lessons in Business Organization, 1994 (co-editor, author)

Editorial Boards of Research and Professional Journals

Co-founder (with Professor David J. Teece) and co-editor, Russian Management Journal, 2003 –
Editorial Board, Business Education (journal of Russian Association for Business Education), 2005 –
Editorial Board, Herald (Vestnik) of St. Petersburg University, Management Seria, 2002 –

Boards’ Memberships:

Academy of International Business, 2010 – .

Board of Trustees, European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD), 2008 –
CEMS Strategic Board, 2008-
EPAS Accreditation Board , 2008-
Board of visitors Duke University’s  Fuqua School of Business, 2008-
Board of Directors, International Bank of St. Petersburg, 2007 –
Board for the Research Foundation of the Higher School of Economics (Moscow), 2005 –
Managing Board of the Russian Foundation for Business Education, 2005 –
Expert Council on MBA programs, Russian Ministry of Education, 2003 –

Editor and translator of 6 books and collections of articles of modern classics in the theory of the firm and business management, incl. first Russian translation of the works by Ronald Coase, Oliver Williamson, David Teece, Masahiko Aoki, Michael Hammer
External reviewer of papers submitted to California Management Review, Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, and to several top Russian-language research journals.
Consulting Projects for the Open Society Institute  (projects on developing business schools in Ukraine, Hungary and Bosnia), The World Bank (Housing Construction Loan Project) and several Russian and international companies.