Anete Pajuste holds a PhD in Finance from the Stockholm School of Economics (Sweden).  She has also been a visiting research fellow at Harvard University. Her primary research focus is on corporate governance, corporate finance and law and finance. Anete has been teaching accounting and finance related courses since 2000, at the undergraduate, MBA and executive education level, and has an extensive experience and training in participant centered learning methods such as cases and experiential learning.

Arnis Sauka is also the Director of the Centre for Sustainable Business at SSE Riga. He has a PhD from the University of Siegen (Germany) and has been a Visiting Scholar at Jönköping International Business School (Sweden) and University College London (UK). Arnis main research interests include the shadow economy, productive and unproductive entrepreneurship, entrepreneurship policy making and competitiveness, and entrepreneurship development in a transition context.