Stefan Ristovski works as a researcher in EPI since December 2019. He finished his Master degree at the European Economic studies program [business specialisation] at the College of Europe in Bruges, Belgium. He finished his Bachelor degree at the Faculty of Economics in Skopje. In EPI, Stefan works on monitoring the accession process of North Macedonia in the European Union and sectorial policies. So far, he has written several bulletins on the situation with COVID-19 in Central and Eastern Europe. Before working in EPI, Stefan worked in EuroEvents – Market Research Institute on projects concerning compliance with regulations and transparency, and cross-border health care with a focus on the European acquis.