Jelena holds an award winning PhD from Cranfield University. Jelena is Director of the Leadership and Management program offered through the SWAN network (South West Alliance Network), which brings together Kingston Business School, Royal Holloway, and St. Georges, University of London.
She has also conducted research and consultancy for Cranfield University School of Management, CIPD, Organization Resources Counselors (ORC) Inc., the Guardian and BT. Jelena is a reviewer for several academic journals, and is actively involved in academic networking with the universities in the UK, US, Brazil, Germany, and Serbia.
Jelena's research interests are in organizational behavior and international management and governance areas.