Ivan Mikloš

president of think tank MESA10 and former minister of finance

He held various ministerial posts in several Slovak governments and was one of the leaders who drove Slovakia’s economic transformation. To March this year, he advised the Ukrainian prime minister on economics and chaired the Strategic Advisory Group for Support of Ukrainian Reforms. He is the president of MESA10, an economic think tank, and his current priority is the project Learning Makes Sense (To dá rozum). The project’s aim is to promote comprehensive reform of education from pre-school to university and lifelong learning.