Prof. Leonid Nakov, PhD, Director of the Center for Economic Researches at Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje, has been appointed as Senator to the Grand Assembly of the World Business Angels Investment Forum. Senator Nakov represents Macedonia in the International Academic Committee of the Grand Assembly.
Prof. Leonid Nakov, PhD is Associate Professor and Director of the Center for Economic Research at Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje. He focuses on teaching Fundamentals of Management, Change Management, Business Ethics and Scientific Research Ethics in the master’s and doctoral programs. As a member of the Management Department, he serves as Secretary of the Master’s Program in the fields of MBA Management and Management in Insurance, is an active member of the Committee for International Cooperation at Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje, and currently coordinates an Erasmus + EU-funded project, PoSsibLe, a joint program for sustainability leadership. Prof. Nakov obtained his Doctoral degree in the field of Strategic Management of Organizational Changes; his Master’s degree was in the field of the Management of Organizational Culture. He participated in numerous academic and professional training sessions at prominent domestic and international institutions, such as NISIET in India; CEEMAN, the Central and East European Management Association in Slovenia; the Institute for Business Education in Russia; the Center for European Studies in Germany; the Faculty of Economy and Business Education in Iceland; and at Barry University in the US. Prof. Leonid Nakov has published 57 scientific research papers and has participated at 51 national and international study visits, conferences, symposiums, seminars and round tables. He is an active member of and reviewer on the editorial board of six academic journals and conference boards in the field of Management and Organizational Change. Prof. Nakov is the only certified national trainer in Macedonia of the Adizes Top Leaf (Leadership Forum) International Methodology of Management, Leadership and Changes, is a member of the board of governors of ASECU in Greece, a national expert on UNDP and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), a national CEED expert, economic advisor to numerous boards, CEOs and COOs in various business entities and institutions.