Marina Gertsberg is a PhD student of Finance at the SBE at Maastricht University. She finished her Bachelor and Master studies at Maastricht University in International Business and has worked afterwards within the Management Consulting industry. Her academic and professional background is in Corporate Finance and Strategy. Within her PhD she focuses on cultural economics, art finance and creative ventures. This includes understanding dynamics of markets for cultural goods such as art markets and the fashion industry by analysing consumer behaviour and price determinants. She further investigates financial and economic aspects driving the creative sector.