teodoraTeodora Obradovic Grncarovska was born on March 3rd 1969 in Skopje, where she completed primary and secondary education. In 1992 she obtained bachelor’s degree at the University St. Cyril and Methodius in Skopje, Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy.

In the period between 1992 and 1996 she was employed by the Faculty of Technology and Metallurgy through the program for young researchers led by the Ministry of Education. During this period she engaged in the implementation of three scientific research projects.

 In 1996, she  obtained the Master of Science degree. She was assisting the lectures at the faculty on two subjects. In this period 9 scientific papers were published in international magazines and presented at international conferences. In the period 2008-2012 PhD thesis on “Sustainable implementation on integrated product policy” was prepared and defended. During the preparation of the paper, six scientific papers were published in international conferences miscellany and three papers were published in an international magazine.

In 1998 she started working in the Sector for Environment within the Ministry of Urbanism, Architecture and protection of Environment, taking part in the foundation of the independent Ministry of environment in the year 2000.

Currently, Teodora is UNFCCC Focal Point for the Republic of Macedonia. She is chairing the working group for climate in the National Program for adopting the EU Legislation and is a member of the Commission for technological development within the Ministry of Education and Science. She has managed and participated in the preparation of more than 15 strategic documents, programmes and plans on national and regional level regarding climate change and sustainable development. She is representing the State in world summits and events organized by UN, including the speech on the thematic debate for climate change on the 62 General Assembly of UN in New York in 2008 and continuously increasing the knowledge of the people about the climate change through media presentation. Her ambition is to build strong relation with the scientific institutions, partnerships with other competent stakeholders for “wise” policy making.

You can find Teodora’s profile on Research Gate on the following link: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Teodora_Obradovik_Grncarovska.