The Keynote Speakers
Robert Edward FREEMAN
Robert Edward FREEMAN
Professor of Business Ethics at EDHEC Business School. He joined the school in 2008. He teaches courses in business ethics, economic ethics and philosophy. His research and publications focus on business ethics, economic ethics and political philosophy. He studied philosophy, economics, and politics and holds a PhD in Philosophy from the University of Leuven. At the AC in Lille in 2014, he was elected for the EBEN Executive Committee. Vice-président - Responsable du Pôle Recherche du Cercle d’Ethique des Affaires (Paris) - Editorial board member of Business & professional ethics journal (Chicago), Ethical Perspectives (Leuven), Ethique Economique – Ethics and Economics (Versailles). Consultancy work for Auchan, Trois Suisses, Orange, external advisory board of KBC Bank.
Olga Bobrova, PhD in Management, is teaching students at St. Petersburg State University of Economics, Russia. Bobrova currently works as an Associate Professor at the Department of Economy and Management of Enterprises and Industrial Complexes. In 2007 she presented her PhD thesis titled Forming a System of Socially Responsible Management of Enterprise. She also has wide experience working since 2004 in NGO sector in Russia. Now Olga holds a position of Deputy Director of Russian Business Ethics Network. Her research interests include corporate social responsibility, entrepreneurship in Russia, stakeholder management and Japanese management. Her recent works include:
1. Business Essentials: textbook and practicum for academic bachelors (published in Russian),
2. Stakeholder Management of Japanese Companies: the View from Russia
3. CSR of Japanese Companies after the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster of 2011
Professor of management at NUPSPA since 2003 and Correspondent Member Academy of Romanian Scientists Department IX of Economic, Legal and Sociological Sciences, is Ph.D. Supervisor at Valahia University from Targoviste Doctoral School, Member of National Council for Attestation of University Titles, Diplomas and Certificates (CNATDCU), Evaluator of The Romanian Agency for Quality Assurance in Higher Education (ARACIS). With a multidisciplinary education (Bachelor in Chemistry-Physics and Commerce-Marketing, Master of Modern Governance and European Integration and Ph.D. in Accounting she is teaching courses of Project Management and Marketing for Public Sector. Researcher in comparative analysis and diagnosis, forecasting and integrated systemic studies, knowledge transfer from business to public, education and labor management is holding the position of General Director of Global Economy and Governance Interdisciplinary Platform. She is President of Holistic Research Academic Association (HoRA), Editor in Chief of HOLISTICA Journal of Business and Public Administration and starting with 2020 President of EBEN-Romania. .