Aleksandar Kostadinov was born on December 8, 1980 in Shtip, Macedonia. He graduated at the Faculty of Economics – Skopje in 2004 and obtained his postgraduate education from the University of Bologna (October, 2008) majoring Economics in transition countries.
Previously, Mr Kostadinov worked as an economic analyst and researcher on various national and regional projects funded by the European Commission, ILO, IOM, OECD, USAID, EBRD, the British Council-Macedonia as well as local entities. He has many years of experience as Monitoring Officer for EU funded projects.
Regional Youth Cooperation Office (RYCO) is an independently functioning institutional mechanism, founded by the Western Balkans 6 participants (WB 6): Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo*, Montenegro, North Macedonia and Serbia, aiming to promote the spirit of reconciliation and cooperation between the youth in the region through youth exchange programs.