Prof. Dr. Boris Cizelj studied economics and political science at University of Ljubljana. He is a holder of MSc in Development Studies at Institute of Social Studies, The Hague, Netherlands and PhD on Regional Integration Processes among Developing Countries at University of Belgrade, Yugoslavia.
He is a professor in International Economic Relations, Founder and Director of the Research Centre on Developing Countries, Dean of DOBA Business School Maribor, Slovenia as well as a Board Chairman of Slovenian Business and Research Office in Brussels.
Founder and Chairman of Knowledge Economy Network, KEN, in Brussels and was a lecturer at DOBA Business School, ECPD and Alma Mater Europe. Currently, he is a Senior Advisor at the Slovenian Innovation Hub.
He worked at the University of Ljubljana, Center for International Collaboration and Development, Ljubljana, Yugoslav Foreign Service, Belgrade, and Slovenia Foreign Service, Ljubljana.
His publications include four books, numerous articles, reports, and reviews and he’s editing Knowledge Economy Network’s Weekly Briefs and Monthly Bulletin.
His recent areas of interest include knowledge economy policies and innovation ecosystem, innovative learning environments, and legitimate interest representation and ethical lobbying strategies.