Zoran Jovanovski is a Chief Economic Advisor to the Managing Board of the Economic Chamber of Macedonia thus helping the views of the real sector of the economy to be well-founded and heard by the authorities in the process of designing economic policies. Prior to this, he had a professional career in the banking sector for 25 years. While in the banking sector, he spent 10 years with the central bank, at various high level positions, including Advisor Coordinator to the Governor and Director of the Banking Supervision, Banking Regulations and Financial Stability Division at the time of the global financial crisis in 2008. He has spent 15 years with private banking institutions such as Stopanska Banka AD Skopje, member of National Bank of Greece Group, at various managerial positions, including Corporate Banking Division Manager and with Komercijalna Banka AD Skopje as Chief Economist. Nowadays, Zoran still remains involved in the banking sector as a member of the Supervisory Board of NLB Banka AD Skopje.
Regarding his education, Zoran holds M.A. in Business Economics degree. He graduated from the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, USA in 1997, while being a recipient of a full two-year Ron Brown Fellowship by the US Government. He has also received professional education with institutions like Harvard University, INSEAD, International Monetary Fund, etc.
Upon invitation of Euromoney, Zoran is a member of Euromoney’s global panel of experts on country risk. He is also a co-owner of the business magazine “Economy and Business” (www.ekonomijaibiznis.mk).