Siarhei was born and educated in Belarus where he defended his first PhD in financial management. Siarhei began his work with USBE (research and teaching) in 2014 as a visiting scholar in frames of the Visby Programme from the Swedish Institute. Siarhei has been working on the current PhD project since June 2017. His current research interests lie in the areas of inter-organizational collaboration for sustainability, coopetition, paradox theory. He is also a coordinator of the FEK seminar series (Research and Education seminar initiative, Business Administration Unit).