Jovan Despotovski is the Acting Director at the Fund for Innovation and Technological Development in Macedonia.
He graduated from the Faculty of Economics at the University “St. Cyril and Methodius” in Skopje and holds MA in international relations and diplomacy from the University “American College”, also in Skopje.
He has an extensive experience in the field of strategic planning and coordination of capacity building programs financed by the Government of the Republic of Macedonia and foreign donors. As Head of the Sector in the Secretariat for European Affairs of the Government of the Republic of Macedonia, he participated in the realization of significant projects: the realization of Corridor X, the cooperation with international financial institutions, and others.
He’s the program coordinator of the Office for National Aid, he led the working group for the compilation of the Questionnaire of the EC for the application of the Republic of Macedonia for EU membership in the field of economy.