Olga Y.Trofimenko, Candidate of Economic Science (Ph.D.), Associate Professor of Saint Petersburg State University. She is author or co-author of more than 60 papers and book chapters. She also was a co-editor of some monograph and conference proceedings. She was invited as a visiting lecturer to various universities. Research interest concentrate on global governance, international trade rules and foreign direct investments. She is a coordinator of various academic and research projects at SPSU. including the WTO Chairs project and Jean Monnet – European module.