Vitalii Nitsenko is an associate professor in the department of analysis, accounting and audit at Odessa I.I. Mechnikov National University, where he teaches courses in business economics and organization. He received a higher doctorate in economics and business administration in 2014. He has a first degree in accounting and audit and a PhD in economics and business administratiion from Odessa State Agrarian University, where he also taught in the departments of agribusiness and statistics, and organization of production and agribusiness. His main research interests are integration processes in the agricultural and food sector, the management of energy resources, including alternative, and food safety.