Professor Zoran Jolevski was appointed Ambassador of the Republic of Macedonia to the United States in March 2007. He is also the Macedonian Government’s chief negotiator on name differences with Greece under the auspices of the United Nations.
Professor Zoran Jolevski was appointed Ambassador of the Republic of Macedonia to the United States in March 2007. In November 2008, he also has been appointed the Macedonian Government’s chief negotiator on name differences with Greece under the auspices of the United Nations. Ambassador Jolevski is professor at the European University, in Skopje, Macedonia.
From 2000 to 2004, Ambassador Jolevski was Chief of Staff to the late Macedonian President Boris Trajkovski, and served as the Chief Adviser to the Macedonian Government on Macedonia’s World Trade Organization accession. He has served in various other capacities with the Macedonian Government through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
He was the Chief of Party to the Macedonian Business Environment Activity, and from 2004 to 2006 the Chief of Party to the World Trade Organization Compliance Activity. Both of these were USAID funded projects, and operated by Booz Allen Hamilton, a leading US consulting firm.
Ambassador Jolevski founded and has been the first President of the Institute for Economic Strategies and International Affairs – “Ohrid”, he served also as a President of “The Boris Trajkovski International Foundation” from 2004 to 2005. Prior to his appointment as ambassador he was member of the Boards of number of companies. He also was Vice Chairman of the UN/ECE Committee on Trade, Industry and Enterprise Development (2005-2007), as well as a Member of Team of Specialists on Internet Enterprise Development at UN/ECE (1999-2003)
Ambasador Jolevski holds a Ph.D. in International Economy from the Faculty of Economy, as well as a Master of Science in International Trade Law. He is the author of two books and more than a hundred articles as well as editor of several books.
Zoran Jolevski married Suzana Jolevska and they have two sons: Pero (1988) and Filip Jolevski (1992).