Dr. Zoran Stamatovski, MBA, PhD, Secretary, Foreign Direct Investment, Spirit Slovenia
Zoran Stamatovski graduated at the Faculty for Machinery in Ljubljana and obtained a master’s degree at the Economic - Business Faculty in Maribor, as well as a PhD from the Faculty for International Economic Relations in Prague. He has over 25 years of experience in the field of investment promotion and internationalization. Among others he worked as the economic counsellor at the Slovene Embassy in Prague, the Head of the Foreign Direct Investment Sector at the Public Agency for Entrepreneurship, Foreign Direct Investment and Internationalization of the Republic of Slovenia (predecessor of SPIRIT) as well as the CEO of KOVINA a production company of 230 employees, producing equipment and control technology for heating and PROKOB MCT, Management consulting company.
Mr. Rok Vodopivec, Senior Adviser, Foreign Direct Investment Department, Spirit Slovenia
Rok Vodopivec has a bachelor’s degree in economy and history as well as a master’s degree in international relations. He has around 10 years of professional experience. He started his career in the private sector in the finance department of Porsche Inter Auto retail division in Slovenia and continued his work at Nlb Leasing. After that he joined the Succession Fund of the Republic of Slovenia where he was involved in the project of the settlement of liabilities of the Republic of Slovenia in the process of the distribution of assets, rights and obligations of the former Yugoslavia. After the end of the project he worked for the Ministry of Finance in the Financial system sector. In 2019 he joined the Foreign Direct Investment Sector at SPIRIT Slovenia.