Alexandra Shishkova holds a Degree in International Relations from Higher School of Economics, Moscow. In the past, Alexandra interned with various research projects of the Russian International Affairs Council (RIAC). She equally served as a research associate of the Adviser to the President of the Republic of Moldova on Economic Issues. During this placement Alexandra examined Moldova's trade relations with the EU, Turkey and the CIS countries.
Alexandra's research interests gravitate towards sustainable development, especially in the Arctic, as well as sustainability in the context of international trade law and policy. Alexandra is currently an LL.M. student at the Faculty of law, Higher School of Economics, Moscow.