Professor Zhanna Belyaeva is the Academic Director of the Graduate School of Economics and Management at the Ural Federal University, Russia. She is also the head of EFMD accredited program. She has published extensively in the areas of digital business models for stakeholder experience, IoT and sustainability led metrics for markets and industry development strategy. She served as the guest editor of top-tier journals like Journal of Business Research, Management Decision, Journal of International management among others. Professor Belyaeva is involved in organisation of digital economics and management conferences with many European Universities, and co-chairs the UrFU annual conference for the last 10 years. In November 2020, in this international conference, she also led the research track of digital technologies to address the pandemic-specific disruptions. Professor Belyaeva received University Research Excellence Award in 2018 and 2019, and the EuroMed Research Award in 2020.
This introduction to the Journal of Operational Risk special issue shines a light on the relationship between financial fraud risks and financial stability.