Blagica Petreski is the Chief economist and CEO at Finance Think. She is a PhD candidate at the University „Ss. Cyril and Methodius” (Faculty of Economics), Macedonia. She conducted doctoral research study stays at CERGE-EI Prague and Slovak Academy of Science Bratislava, and is a fellow of 2016 Young Transatlantic Innovation Leaders Initiative (YTILI).
Blagica is a researcher in the area of economic development, labor market and financial system, advocate for better economic policies and demanding adviser to policymaking. She published three papers at the Web of Science and authored few international books.
She received the Award for a Young Researcher of the year 2010 granted by the National Bank of Macedonia, as well the Award for best paper on risks and insurance by the Insurance Supervision Agency 2015. She is engaged as consultant-researcher by the International Labor Organization and UNDP.