Vita Spivak an analyst at Control Risks, a global consulting firm. She is an expert on China, in 2015-2018 she worked as the Russia in the Asia Pacific Program Coordinator at the Carnegie Moscow Center.
Her research interests focus on contemporary Chinese economy and foreign investment in the energy sector, the anti-corruption campaign in the PRC, and the development of the One Belt, One Road Initiative (OBOR). She holds a BA in Chinese history from Moscow State University, and an MA in economics from Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas. She also holds an MSc in Contemporary Chinese Studies from the University of Oxford.