Olga Siemers is a sociologist with research interests in labour migration and international career trajectories of expatriates. She holds a PhD in Employment Research from Warwick University and a MA in Politics from Freie Universität Berlin. Funded by the Chancellor’s International Scholarship, her doctoral research explored the individual outcomes of international experience for the highly skilled workers based in different European countries.
Currently, Olga is working as a Research Fellow at Open University on an experimental project examining the impact of financial education on behaviour and attitudes towards personal finance. Before her doctorate at Warwick, Olga spent a year as a DAAD funded visiting researcher at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy.
Research interests: international labour migration, global talent management, academic mobility, career trajectories of the highly skilled workers.