Andra is a double-degree doctoral student in Dept. Industrial Economics & Management, KTH Royal Institute of Technology and Dept. Management, Economics, & Industrial Engineering, Politecnico di Milano. She has been awarded EU fellowship by the European Commission to support her doctorate study.
Her research interest lies in the intersection between strategy and entrepreneurship, within the context of environmental and social sustainability. Her doctorate thesis titled "Sustainability-oriented alliances: Incumbent firms and sustainability ventures" investigates the dynamic relationships and strategic partnerships between incumbent firms and young sustainability-driven ventures in addressing social and environmental issues.
Her research mainly focuses on the field of strategic alliances, sustainable entrepreneurship, and sustainability-oriented innovation.