Marko Škreb – Central Banking Lead on FINRA (Financial Sector Reform) Project, BiH
Marko Škreb started his professional career at the University of Zagreb, Faculty of Economics as teaching assistant and moving to associate professor. Following academic vocation he joined the Croatian central bank, first as Research and Statistics Director and later on as Governor (from 1996 to 2000).
In 1997 he was awarded the Central European Annual Awards for Excellence – Best Central Bank Governor by the Banker.
Since 2000 he works as consultant for IMF and the WB in numerous countries, mostly in South-East Europe. He worked at the Independent Evaluation Office of the IMF in Washington DC in the period 2004-2005. After that he was chief Economist and Strategist at the commercial bank in Croatia. He was Resident Project Manager for Canada-IMF Capacity building project at the National Bank of Ukraine and before that advisor at the IMF Regional Technical Assistance centre in Accra, Ghana.
He was teaching at the private University in Zagreb, Croatia, course Money and Banking. Presently he is working on USAID financed project in Bosnia and Herzegovina focusing on the central bank reforms. He published a lot of articles and edited books, most of them on transition questions with the focus on financial issues.