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Rector of International Banking Institute


Sigova Mariia Victorovna

Doctor of Science (Ec.), docent, Head of the Department of World Economy and Management. Vice-Chairman of the Thesis Board for specialty “Economics and Management: enterprise economy, organization and management”; IBI Academic Council Member; Expert of Federal Education and Science Supervision Service for educational organizations control over compliance with legislation and educational services quality monitoring; IBI Academic Council Chairman, IBI Board of Trustees Member.
Dr. Sigova is a Full Member of National Tourism Academy.
Rector of International Banking Institute since December 2014.
Director of European Banking and Financial Services Training Association.

Sigova Mariia Victorovna was born on June 21, 1981 in Leningrad. In 2003 she graduated from Saint-Petersburg State University of Economics and Finance (Saint-Petersburg State University of Economics at the moment) with a Cum Laude Diploma for National Economy and entered PhD Program. In 2005 she got a PhD degree with “Consulting Services in Economics Safety Control of Business” thesis. In 2009 she got a degree of Doctor of Science with “Consulting Services in Strategy of National Economics Security” thesis. In 2012 she was conferred a title of Docent.

Work experience of Sigova Mariia Victorovna
2000 – 2005 - LLC “Balt-Shelf” (official supplier of OJSC “Alrosa”), Commerce Division, manager; MC “Bazovi Element” (resource purchasing), Moscow, manager. 2005 - OJSC “Lenenergo”, Analytical Division, principal economist. 2006 - Saint-Petersburg State University of Economics and Engineering Department of Economics and Management in Tourism and Hospitality,  lecturer. 2012 - Saint-Petersburg State University of Economics, Department of Hospitality and Intercultural Communication, professor. 2012 - Saint-Petersburg State University of Economics, assistant of the Vice-rector for Science and Innovations. 2013 - International Banking Institute, Vice-rector for Science and professor of World Economy and Management Department. Since April 2014 – International Banking Institute, Senior Vice-rector. Areas of expertise:
  • Economics and Organization of Consulting Services;
  • National Economy Safety Control;
  • Innovative Approach to Development and Implementation of educational programs.

In 2014 Dr. Sigova becomes a winner of the St. Petersburg Government competition for the best scientific research project “The concept development of three-level (bachelor, master, PhD) educational program implementation in accordance with individual path planning”.

Communication skills in English and Spanish, elementary level of Chinese.