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 doctorate in economics (2014) in the field of "Economics and management of enterprises (by types of economic activity)". He has a first degree in accounting and audit and a PhD in economics (2009) in the field "Economics and management of enterprises (by types of economic activity)" 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.