Professor Juraj Sipko is Director of the Institute of Economic Research of the Slovak Academy of Sciences (SAS) and a professor at Tomas Bata University in Zlin. He is a member of the European Economic and Social Committee.
He has worked as an advisor to governors of the National Bank of Slovakia.
For six years, he advised the executive directors of both the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank.
Furthermore, he also served as a director of international relations of the Ministry of Finance of the Slovak Republic and as a negotiator with the European Union and the OECD.
He spent one year as a visiting scholar at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and participated in the executive programs at Harvard Business School (Harvard University) and the Wharton Business School (University of Pennsylvania).
He also participated in research studies in St. Thomas University Cameron School of Business (Houston), Cass Business School (London), Lomonosova University (Moscow).
Mr Sipko has published numerous research papers and articles and he has also participated in many foreign and domestic international conferences.