Borko Handjiski is working as Senior Economist in the Africa department. His previous work involved macroeconomic analysis, technical assistance, and lending to the countries of Southeast Europe. Prior to this, he held the posts of Economist in the World Bank office in Brussels and Research analyst in the World Bank office in Skopje. He began his career as an analyst in the department of research of the National Bank of the Republic of Macedonia, and also worked for two years for the European Commission in Macedonia. Borko holds a MBA degree in finance from Purdue University (2003) and a bachelor degree in economics from the University of Skopje (2001).