Anita Angelovska Bezhoska is Governor of the National Bank of the Republic of North Macedonia. She assumed office of Governor in May 2018, after almost twelve years of work experience in the institution, first as a chief economist, and almost eight years after, as a Vice-Governor in charge of the monetary policy, research and statistics. She is also a Governor for the Republic of North Macedonia on the Board of Governors of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and member of the Steering Committee of the Vienna Initiative 2, as representative of the six countries from the Southeast European region that are not yet members of the European Union (EU). By the end of 2019, she was also a member of the Irving Fisher Committee on Central Bank Statistics at the Bank for International Settlements in Basel. Previously, Angelovska Bezhoska worked at the IMF in Washington DC, USA, as a member of the IMF negotiation missions with member states, and providing technical assistance. She started her career in the Ministry of Finance, first as a head of the project for establishing a treasury system and then, as a state treasurer and state secretary. As a state secretary in the Ministry of Finance, she coordinated processes related to the European integration, budget reforms and negotiations with international financial institutions. Her contribution to the development of public finances was acknowledged with an award granted by the US Embassy in Skopje in 2004. In 2015, Angelovska Bezhoska received her doctorate in economics at the Faculty of Economics in Ljubljana, Republic of Slovenia. She is the author of several expert and research papers. During her career, she has been engaged as a lecturer by many domestic and international educational and scientific institutions.