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About Us

Welcome to ONResearch, the research

platform of EU Business School.

Through this platform we seek to further solidify the research output of the institution, and to provide outreach and visibility of our many research endeavors. Through ONResearch, we hope to develop and implement a concrete set of action plans that will confirm EU Business School as a leading institution guided by real-world research.

In the initial stages, our research activities were mostly focused on our business curricula. Over the past few years we have decided to take our vision to the wider world – leveraging business with the broader international community. ONResearch is the manifestation of such efforts. Set up in 2018, ONResearch is overseen by the European University Foundation, an independent, non-profit, and public entity. Accordingly, our research activities are completely neutral and non-partisan and confers us the necessary self-autonomy to pursue our vision: to serve the wider international business community through interdisciplinary methods, applicable research and skills, and responsible leadership.

 

ONResearch is a platform for both our internal research, as well as those research activities that are directed towards our stakeholders, partners and the wider world. The strategic vision of EU Business School has resolutely advanced interconnectedness of business to the external environment, and to a global community of networks, which we have meticulously fostered over the years. ONResearch is guided by the same ethos where we uniquely blend fundamental and disciplinary business research with applied and interdisciplinary business research to focus on fundamental research with practical applications. Under the auspices of the independent foundation, we must constantly adapt to changes in the external environment, which requires a commitment from our side to be accountable towards our research output.

Hence, we intend to realize the above through a three-fold strategy:

Supporting a world-class faculty inculcating a spirit of discovery, and a research-guided curriculum - blending theoretical knowledge with practical application. This is carried out by developing an outlook where we model our learning and teaching activities with constant interactions with global business leaders and policymakers

Production of new applicable knowledge for the wider world through our internal research (student and faculty), our research journal, research partnerships and projects

Outreach and visibility of our efforts through conducting research events, conferences and seminars.

The ONResearch platform hosts the peer-reviewed, open access, and bi-annual journal of EU Business School, with the same epithet of ONRESEARCH. Furthermore, you can find out more about our research activities, completed projects, events, and how you can participate. We hope that you will find ONResearch useful as we constantly seek to expand our research activities to new frontiers.

Meet our Team

We have a small, dedicated, and a growing team on board of ONResearch

Margaryta Pugach

Research and Design Associate

Margaryta is Doctoral Candidate at EU Business School, Switzerland, and Research and Design Associate at ONResearch. She is responsible for visual representation of all ONResearch activities. Margaryta has several years of work experience in web development, graphic design, and content management, and speaks five languages. Margaryta received her Master of Science degree in International Management from the University of Roehampton in London as well as an MBA in Design Management at EU Business School, Montreux, where she learned the importance of being a focal point between the two worlds – Business and Design.

Ugochukwu Ikpeazu

Partnerships Coordinator and Research Associate

Ugo is Doctoral Candidate at EU Business School, Switzerland, and Research Associate at ONResearch, where he is the content editor of the school’s peer-reviewed journal ONRESEARCH. Ugo also supports EU Business School in the development and coordination of partnerships. Ugo is an International Development Consultant, he holds a Master’s degree in Business Administration from the EU Business School in Geneva as well as a Master of Science in International Management from the University of Roehampton in London.

Oliver Okello 

Research Associate

 Oliver is a Finance Business Analyst and Accountant, and Doctoral Candidate at EU Business School, Switzerland. She holds a Master of Business Administration in Strategic Management from the University of Nairobi. She has working experience in Finance and Accounting. Her research interests include Sustainable Finance, Impact Investments, Strategy development and implementation. 

D Jayatilaka

Research Associate

A technologist, consultant, and senior executive with an international career spanning over 20 years from Australia, Asia-Pacific, United States to EMEA. Led Asia-Pacific business units for IBM and Deloitte Consulting and Global business unit for a Fintech. Currently, a Doctoral Candidate at EU Business School, Geneva. Holds an MBA from Macquarie University (Australia), and a BS in Engineering from Virginia Tech (USA). Research interests include global technology investing in the digital economy – Fintech, Internet, Cloud, Mobile, E-commerce, Software, AI, and IT.

José Lamas Valverde

Research Advisor

José Lamas Valverde is a Research Advisor for ONResearch, and lecturer at EU Business School, Swiss campuses. He spent over 20 years conducting complex projects in Switzerland within regulated sectors like medical equipment and seismic monitoring systems of power plants, and participated in technology transfer activities between CERN, Chinese and Brazilian universities. José holds a Ph.D. in Physics from the University of Strasbourg, and currently runs his own enterprise risk management business.

Sanghita Hazra

Research Associate

Sanghita Hazra is an Admissions Counselor and Research Associate at EU Business School. A dentist by discipline, she holds an MBA in General Management from Munich Business School (Germany). She has an international career bracing over more than 8 years from India to Germany as a consultant dentist, entrepreneur, team lead, International sales, and marketing professional. Her research interests include sales leadership, omnichannel sales strategy, online negotiation, industry 4.0 and transforming challenges into opportunities.

Svetlana Elinova

Managing Editor

Svetlana Elinova is Lecturer at EU Business School and Managing Editor of ONResearch. She has over 12 years of experience in education management and holds a PhD in Social Psychology. Svetlana is a communications and marketing lecturer, and her research interest focuses on the inter-linkages between education and psychology.

Suddha Chakravartti

Editor-in-Chief

Suddha Chakravartti is Head of Research at EU Business School and the Editor-in-Chief of ONResearch. A lawyer by training, he holds a Doctorate in International Relations. He has held several teaching, research, and consulting positions in the last 12 years. At EU Business School, he lectures in International Relations and Law. His research interests include international development, political philosophy, and public policy.