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Nina Andreeva

Nina Andreeva

PhD Candidate

BSc (State University of Management), MSc (London School of Economics), MPhil (University of Cambridge)

Research topic

Strategic Practices in the Financial Services Sector

Biography

Nina Andreeva is currently a doctoral candidate at Cambridge Judge Business School, specialising in decision-making under fundamental uncertainty within the financial services sector.

Nina holds masters degrees in innovation, strategy and organisation from the University of Cambridge and in analysis, design and management of information systems from the London School of Economics and Political Sciences.

Prior to joining the University of Cambridge, Nina headed the London Traded Products Desk at a European bank, where she was responsible for the credit risk management approval of traded products. In her research she builds on her risk management expertise to advance the academic knowledge frontier as well as contribute to the practitioner world through her ideas.

Awards & scholarships

  • Nominated as one of the five best student papers (for Andreeva, N. (2014) "Sustained use of strategic tools: the perceived usefulness of stress testing") at the SAP IG Academy of Management Meeting, 2014
  • McKinsey Risk Prize Finalist (for Andreeva, N. (2013) "The search for unknown unknowns: stress testing in the financial sector"), Cambridge, UK, 2013
  • Awarded prestigious ESRC funding of full tuition, costs and living expenses for the doctoral studies, Cambridge Judge Business School, 2011-2016 
  • Admitted as a Scholar of Jesus College for excellent course results, 2011 
  • Jesus College Foundation Scholarship for excellent course results, 2011

Research interests

Nina's current research focuses on resilience and strategic practices in the financial sector. In particular her research investigates: 

  • Environmental risk analysis of financial institutions
  • Influence of regulatory stress testing on organisational resilience
  • The history of stress testing and the reasons for its resilience in the face of its apparent failure to help avert financial crises
  • The risks and rewards of increasing strategic transparency in organisations

Nina's empirical focus is on qualitative studies in the financial services sector.

Nina Andreeva is a member of the Economics & Policy subject group.

Publications & papers

Andreeva, N. (2012) "Discovery and management of surprising events: an investigation of stress testing in the financial services industry." In: ODC Doctoral Consortium, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, 3-7 August 2012, Boston, MA, USA.

Andreeva, N. (2013) "Success of stress testing in spite of all its failures." In: Strategy as Practice Paper Development Workshop, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, 9-13 August 2013, Orlando, FA, USA.

Andreeva, N. (2013) "Stress testing in the financial services industry: 'we just think the thinkable'." In: CRESC Conference, 4-6 September 2013, SOAS, London, UK.

Andreeva, N. (2014) "Sustained use of strategic tools: the perceived usefulness of stress testing." In: SAP Interest Group, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, 1-8 August 2014, Philadelphia, PA, USA.

Andreeva, N. and Runde J. (2014) "Continued use of technological objects in spite of their failure to perform: an illustrative case of stress testing." In: EGOS Colloquium, 3-5 July 2014, Rotterdam, Netherlands.

Andreeva, N. (2015) "Impact of increasing strategic transparency: the case of employees vs. bank B." In: Strategy as Practice Interest Group, Academy of Management Annual Meeting, 7-11 August 2015, Vancouver, Canada.

Andreeva, N. and Voysey, A. (2016) Environmental risk analysis by financial institutions: a review of global practice. Cambridge: Cambridge Institute for Sustainability Leadership.

Andreeva, N. (2016) "Increasing organisational resilience: a case study of regulatory stress testing." In: EGOS Colloquium, 7-9 July 2016, Naples, Italy.

Contact details

Nina Andreeva
Cambridge Judge Business School
University of Cambridge
Trumpington Street
Cambridge CB2 1AG
UK

Email: na351@cam.ac.uk 

Year of entry

2011