Zdravko lives and works in Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia. He has a Masters Degree in Management (Solving Development Problems) obtained in 1991. He is the founder and director of Eda - Enterprise Development Agency established in 1998 in Banja Luka as a first sustainable agency focused on economic development in B&H.
Areas of expertise
PhD from Lomonosov Moscow State University with specialisation in political economy.
Armenian, with more than 15 years experience in rural economic development, start-up business promotion, organisational diagnoses and development. Co-author of Armenian “SME Promotion National Strategy 2012- 2015”.
2014- current- President of Regional Development…
South African and French. Post Masters Degree in Political Studies specialising in public service administration (Aix en Provence, 1992).
1994: Manager in the French Department of Public Works, Transportation, Housing and Tourism, from 1996 to 1999 responsible between for bilateral cooperation with African and Middle Eastern countries. Since 2002:…
South African and French nationality.
DPhil (Development Studies) from the University of Sussex, UK. Experience
Prior 2002, research professor in social and economic development From 2002, independent development consultant Areas of expertise
Advice, design, facilitation, training and evaluation in the following areas of local and regional…
Annelien provides administrative, management and content support to Mesopartner. Her main tasks involve organising events such as the Summer Academy in Berlin, maintaining the website, managing the client database and customer communication. She manages Mesopartner Africa and provides project implementation support to several projects. Her…
Meso Assessment Framework
The Compass of Local Competitiveness
The Hexagon of Local Economic Development
Regional Economic Potential Analysis
Mesopartner has developed or co-developed a number of methods and tools that are widely used by territorial development practitioners.
In an article from 2008, Christian Schoen introduced the Regional Economic Potential Analysis. To explore the differences between the Mesopartner and other traditional potential analysis approaches, he provides an overview of the existing methodologies to identify potentials of local, regional and national industries and subsectors. He explains the need to introduce…
CALIDENA website CALIDENA handbook
CALIDENA is a participatory methodology developed and implemented by the Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt (PTB) and Mesopartner to stimulate quality in value chains (VC) and aims to systematically and sustainably support the improvement of the national quality infrastructure (NQI) in developing and transformation…