Your expert sourcing and project implementation partner for the Western Balkans

About US

PRIMEPOINT PARTNERS IS AN EXPERT SOURCING PLATFORM FOR PROJECT IMPLEMENTATION AND CORPORATE ADVISORY IN THE WESTERN BALKANS. WE WORK WITH THE BEST EXPERTS TO DELIVER OUTSTANDING RESULTS TO OUR CLIENTS AND MAKE AN IMPACT IN THE REGION.

PrimePoint Partners is a private-partnership consulting company based in Macedonia, that provides sourcing services for deploying experts to projects in Macedonia and the region. We provide professional project implementation and corporate advisory services by combining a team of the most reliable and most relevant experts. We are affiliated with an extensive number of regional and international consultants with expertise in a variety of sectors including education and training, IT, technology commercialization, natural resources, agri-business, tourism, textile, financial and legal services, energy and renewable energy, etc. Our clients are private companies, international development organizations, municipalities, NGOs and foreign investors. We are passionate about developing the best community of experts for the Western Balkan region so we can bring value to our clients through the quality of implementation, trustworthiness and impact-oriented approach. PrimePoint Partners is focused on brain gain – most of our experts belong to the international expat community and are eager to contribute to the development of the region.

  • Our team

    Our team consists of proven professionals focused on excellency in the execution, making an impact and delivering superior results.

  • Experts' Network

    We strive to work with the most reliable and most professionals experts who have regional or international experience and background.

  • Regional Outlook

    We have access to organizations, companies and experts in the Western Balkans, and we also have experience in implementing projects this region.

  • International Advisory Board

    Our Advisory Board is comprised of eminent business leaders from a variety of sectors who advise our team on issues related to key strategic initiatives.

OUR TEAM

Biljana Markovic Stamenova, MBA
Biljana Markovic Stamenova, MBA
Co-founder and Managing Partner
Biljana has 14 years of executive/consulting experience in implementing economic development projects focused on supporting companies’ growth through know-how transfer, capacity building, access to funding and internationalization. Biljana has collaborated with private sector, government institutions, institutional donors and development agencies programs; and has been a moderator/speaker at 30+ international events. Biljana believes in values-based leadership, personal integrity and impact-oriented approach.
Maja Staleska
Maja Staleska
International Development Partner
Maja is responsible for international development and partnerships. She has been the national project manager at Freja Forum Foundation, co-founder of Freja Academy Sweden, programs director at Macedonia2025, national representative at European antipoverty network (EAPN) and president at Youth center for equal opportunities Skopje.
Dijana Despodov
Dijana Despodov
Corporate Advisory and Innovation Partner
Dijana Despodov is a private sector development specialist with a focus on business regulatory environment, market expansion, and new technologies. She has 15 years of international experience working for organizations such as the World Bank, American chambers of commerce, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
Magdalena Spasovska
Magdalena Spasovska
Donor Programs Partner
Magdalena has a vast experience in leading EU and USAID-funded projects, as well as in collaborating with multinational donors and embassies
Zoran Martinovski
Zoran Martinovski
President of the Advisory Board
Zoran is the Country Manager at IFC-International Finance Corporation, World Bank Group for Macedonia and Montenegro. Zoran Martinovski is a U.S. educated business professional with over 20 years of diverse business experience. Since 2000, he serves as the Manager at the World Bank’s International Finance Corporation for Macedonia and Montenegro. The corporation is in charge of IFC’s private sector investments and advisory programs within the country. Mr. Martinovski’s past experiences include working for several prominent companies in Macedonia, Europe and the United States. Among those companies are Philips Electronics, Lexmark International, CKRA (Central Kentucky Research Associates), PEM Consulting, TLC Vienna and Tehnometal-Vardar.
Lou Naumovski
Lou Naumovski
Advisory Board Member
Following retirement from KINROSS Gold Corporation, in January 2017 Lou joined Amur Minerals Corporation as NED, and in September of 2017, he joined the Board of Trans-Siberian Gold. In November 2017 Lou also joined the board of Euromax Resources, a TSE-listed miner developing a copper / gold project in the Republic of Macedonia, from which he resigned at the end of June following a change in control of the company. Lou is an advisor to Seequent, the New Zealand geological software company and developer of LeapFrog. Lou retired from the Chairmanship of the National Board of Directors of the Canada-Eurasia-Russia Business Association (CERBA) in September 2017, having served in the role since 2013. Since January of 2017, Lou has been a volunteer member of the Board of Directors of the Canadian Executive Services Organisation (CESO), one of Canada’s leading economic development agencies. Lou Naumovski is a senior executive with broad multi-disciplinary background including general management / business development in gold mining; extensive financial services / payment systems and project / trade promotion; marketing and finance transaction experience. An excellent communicator and negotiator, he is comfortable in a variety of cross-cultural environments and fluent in Russian and French, and proficient in a number of other Slavic languages. Keen to pursue new challenges that can build upon previous success and extensive experience in Russia and the other member states of the CIS.
Prof. Dr. Mile Terziovski
Prof. Dr. Mile Terziovski
Advisory Board Member
Prior to joining the Swinburne Business School, Professor Terziovski was the Dean of the Curtin Graduate School of Business; Head of the International Graduate School of Business at the University of South Australia (UniSA); Associate Professor and Director of the Centre for Global Innovation Management at the University of Melbourne; Senior Lecturer at Monash University; and held several line management positions within the Rio Tinto Group over a period of 17 years. Professor Terziovski has a distinguished academic reputation in quality and innovation management, strategy and entrepreneurship. He has published 53 peer-reviewed articles in leading journals, including 8 articles in ABDC Ranked A* journals such as the Strategic Management Journal, and the Journal of Operations Management (JOM); 2 best papers published in the Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings, and 9 articles published in ABDC, A journals. He is also the recipient of two best paper awards from the US Academy of Management, and received a nomination for an all-academy international best paper award.

Our focus

Development Programs

We partner with international development organizations that implement projects for job creation, leadership and entrepreneurship development, women empowerment and equality, social inclusion, rural growth and tourism, youth engagement, etc. We provide capacity building to NGOs and municipalities in creating development strategies and getting access to funding.

Corporate Advisory

We work with local companies and we assist them with business strategy, strategic marketing, market research, financial advisory, investment planning, access to funding, access to new markets, technology commercialization and operations management. We assist companies with donor applications and project implementation.

Investments

We assist international investors or investment funds that consider investing in Macedonia or have already established a company, with feasibility studies, regulatory requirements and availability of government incentives, talent recruitment, linkages with local suppliers, etc.

Leadership Programs

We have developed a “Leadership Acceleration Program” that we deliver to companies for their management and team leaders. We also provide leadership training to start-up companies, students and NGOs. We provide strategic advisory on corporate leadership events, workshops, conferences and forums.

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