PRESIDENCY

Maja Stevkova Shterieva
President of the Macedonian Banking Association

Maja Stevkova-Shterieva Ph.D. started her career in Komercijalna Banka in 1993 and until 2002 she worked in various segments that enable her to get the whole banking experience, starting from the International Division, Senior Officer in the Assets and Liquidity Department and in the Securities and Exchange Department. In 2002 she was appointed Manager of the Risk Management Department and in 2005 she was appointed Manager of Risk Management and Planning Division. Since 2008 she has been the Chief Finance Officer and Member of the Board of Directors.

She completed her education at the Faculty of Economics at the University “Ss. Cyril and Methodius” in Skopje, where in 2012 she became a Doctor of Science with a doctorate on “Operational Risk and Corporate Governance in Financial Institutions”.

She has participated in several seminars, forums, conferences in the country and abroad, among which more important is the training program for risk management organized by Georgetown University Washington and UW, Wisconsin, USA. She is a member of the supervisory board of KB Prvo AD, a company for managing pension funds, a member of the Board of the Chamber of Commerce, chairman of the Coordinating Body for Social Responsibility of Komercijalna Banka AD, and former chairman of the Board of ABIT.

Shterieva is also a lecturer at the Faculty of Economics at the American College Skopje, a lecture at the Risk Management Program and the Credit Risk Management Program at the Academy of Banking and Information Technology, Skopje.

The current Chief Financial Officer and member of the Board of Directors of Komercijalna Banka AD Skopje takes the place of the former Chairman Kosta Mitrovski.

Toni Stojanovski
Deputy President of the Macedonian Banking Association

Mr. Toni Stojanovski is Chief Risk Manager and member of the Board of Directors of Stopanska Banka AD – Skopje (since July 2010), in a period when the Bank has achieved excellent results. On this position he comes from the National Bank of Republic of North Macedonia where he had successful long career which culminates with the position Acting General Manager of the Division for Banking Supervision, Regulation and Financial Stability.

With Master degree in Monetary Economics and banker with years of experience on responsible high positions in the Central Bank and in the commercial banking, Mr. Stojanovski has made a significant contribution to the development of the banking in the Country. He is actively participating in the Banking Association of the Macedonian Chamber of Commerce in the period prior to the establishment of the Macedonian Banking Association, in the Academic Council and Managing Board of The Academy for Banking and Information Technology (since June 2014), in the Board of Directors of The Macedonian Stock Exchange AD Skopje (non-executive member since November 2016) and through many other activities. In the period 2014 – 2018, he is the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of the Macedonian Chamber of Commerce.

As Deputy Chairman of the Macedonian Banking Association he was appointed on April 20, 2018 with the establishment of the Association as an independent body for achieving the common interests of the banks and betterment of their overall operations.

Milena Perchinkova
Executive Secretary of the Macedonian Banking Association

Milena Perchinkova, M.Sc. is Executive Secretary of the Macedonian Banking Association since its foundation. At this position she has come from the Economic Chamber of Macedonia where she was a secretary of the Banking Association and head of the Foreign Investors Council.

Ms. Perchinkova started her extensive work experience in the field of banking in Komercijalna Banka AD – Skopje, and later joined the team of Kreditna Banka AD – Skopje, where she performed management functions.

In the period from 2008 to 2016, Ms. Perchinkova was General Manager and member of the Board of Directors of ALPHA Bank AD – Skopje and SILK ROUD Bank AD – Skopje.

In the course of her work, Ms. Perchinkova has been contributing to development of the financial markets in the Republic of North Macedonia, as president of ACI Macedonia – the Financial Markets Association (from 1997 to 2008).

In the period from 2012 to 2016 she was a member of the Board of Directors of the Economic Chamber of Macedonia.

Since 2013, Ms. Perchinkova has been President of the Board for Cooperation and Public Confidence at the Faculty of Economics at the University “St. Cyril and Methodius “- Skopje, and from November 2017 she is a member of the Managing Board of the Deposit Insurance Fund of the Republic of North Macedonia.