Stanislav Shmelev is an environmental economist and Director of Environment Europe Ltd, UK. Former senior researcher at Oxford University, visiting Professor at the universities of Geneva, Paris, Versailles, national University of Colombia, Kazakh national University, European University in St. Petersburg, Stanislav Shmelev is the author of the books "Environmental Economics: sustainability in practice" (Springer, 2012) and editor and co-author of "sustainability Analysis: an interdisciplinary approach" (Palgrave, 2012), as well as a number of articles in top journals. Stanislav Shmelev's research interests include green and environmental Economics, sustainability assessment, renewable energy, sustainable cities, ecosystems and biodiversity, waste management, macroeconomic and corporate sustainability. Stanislav Shmelev advises international organizations – UNEP, UNDP, IUCN, OECD, governments and the corporate sector. His company also organizes summer and winter management schools on green economy, held in Oxford, which have already been visited by representatives of more than 40 countries, including UN staff, ministries and corporations.