Vilija Aleknevičienė is a diploma specialist of accounting in agriculture (Lithuanian Academy of Agriculture, 1986), doctor of social sciences (in economics) (Lithuanian University of Agriculture and Kaunas University of Technology, 1997), in professor position from 2005, the author of two textbooks in the field of finance. Currently she is a professor at the Department of Applied Economics, Finance and Accounting, Vytautas Magnus University. Her main research interests are valuation of companies, financial markets and financial behaviour, green finance, bioeconomy development. She is a member of European Agricultural Economists Association; working as an expert in the Lithuanian Academy of Sciences and the Research Council of Lithuania; supervising and participating in national and international projects; supervising doctoral students (three of them already defended their dissertations). During her career at the University she was a head of the Department, Chairman of the Council of Faculty, Vice-president of Senate.