Marjan Nikolov is the President of CEA and a global PPP expert with a PhD in measuring the efficiency of decentralization from the University of Ljubljana. He has worked in more than 15 countries in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. His area of ​​expertise covers municipal finance and fiscal decentralization, public financial management, PPP feasibility studies, fiscal transparency and monitoring and cost-benefit analysis. He has prepared, designed and implemented trainings, research papers and policy-making papers on public financial management and decentralization.

Vesna Garvanlieva Andonova, holds an MBA in International Strategic Management and has been part of CEA as a Senior Economist for six year and as a member for over a decade. She has a significant professional experience and record in project management and consultancy both for the private and the public sector aimed at economic development. She has special interest in quantitative and qualitative research and policy analyses in the areas of good governance in public finance management, human capital development, local finance, regional development, etc.

Gabriela Dimovska is a MSc candidate in Monetary Economics, Finances and Banking and holds a Bachelor Degree in Finance. She is a researcher and an economist at CEA for over six years. She has an experience and interest in the topics of public finances including budget process, fiscal transparency and accountability as well as municipal finance. Her interest includes the governance for a better provision of the public goods and projects in the domain of macroeconomics (fiscal and monetary policy), social inclusion, competition etc.

Ana Maria Petrovska is a MSc candidate in IT Management and holds a Bachelor degree in Finance. She has been working at CEA as a researcher and economist for more than four years. Ana Marija has a firm knowledge of public finance, the local and national budget process, fiscal decentralization and human capital development. She has special interest in analyzing economic indicators, quantitative and qualitative research. She has participated in projects in the field of macroeconomics and socioeconomics.

Ivana Velkovska is an economic analyst at CEA, a doctoral student in economics at Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje and holds MSc degree in International Economics. She has been working at CEA for more than two years, and has previous experience in the private sector as a financial analyst and tax consultant. Her areas of research are economic inequality, social policy and public finances.