Green Economy Circle Svetozar Janevski

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SVETOZAR JANEVSKI

President of the Board Tikves winery and Partner at M6 Investments, SEEBDN Board member

Mr.Janevski is since 2003 President of the Management Board of Tikveš Winery and Managing Partner of M6 Investments. Mr. Janevski led M6 Investments’ acquisition of loss making Tikveš Winery in 2003 and the subsequent restructuring effort that turned the company into a profitable leading producer of high quality wines in South-East Europe. In 2008, Tikveš was recognized by the Wine Innovation Forum (Paris) as being among the top 30 innovative wine companies globally. In addition to the winery, four estates are today part of Tikveš, three in North Macedonia and one in France, comprising the Tikveš Châteaux & Domaines brand of exclusive wines. The M6 Investments is a private equity group with a portfolio of companies that employ around 1,700 people. Past and present investments include the Tikveš winery , M6 Agrar an agriculture company with c. 1,000 ha of vineyards, Property portfolio consisting of a chain of hotels, catering facilities, camping grounds, shopping centers, and property development projects, M6 Educational Centre, an executive educational institution and Skopje Brewery (Heineken and Coca-Cola producer and bottler, exit in 2011). Since 2005 Mr. Janevski is Honorary Consul of Finland. Furthermore he is Managing Board Member of the North Macedonian Olympic Committee and Member of the board of the National Bank of North Macedonia. Mr.Janevski holds a B.Sc. degree in Technology of the University of Ss. Cyril and Methodius, Faculty of Technology.