CV

Personal information

Surname(s) / First name(s)

 

Aleksandar Gj. Cvetkovski, BSc, MSc. (Pharm. Sci&Technology), PhD (Structural, Computational & Physical Chemistry)

Address(es)

 

Blagoj Davkov 1, 4/15, 1000 Skopje, R. Macedonia

Cell Phone

 

+ (389) 78 363345

 

E-mail(s)

 

aleksandar.cvetkovski@ugd.edu.mk cvtlsn@unife.it;

Nationality(-ies)

 

Macedonian

Date of birth

 

13 May1971, Kumanovo (R. Macedonia)

Gender

 

male

Occupational field

 

Molecular Recognition/ Non-covalent Intermolecular Interaction in Solid-state systems relevant to pharmaceutical, life-sci. applications (Crystallography, Structural, Physical Chemistry); Drug-delivery systems

Work experience

 

Dates

 

April 2015 - ongoing

Occupation or position held

 

Ass. Professor, State University "Goce Delcev", Stip,, Macedonia; www.ugd.edu.mk

Type of business or sector

 

Academics/ University

Experiencias/ skills

 

 

Teaching academic courses: Physical Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Technology

Dates

 

2005-2008

Occupation or position held

 

Engineering Expert for Life Science Sectors (Biomedical, Pharmaceutical, Health Care)

Main activities and responsibilities

 

 

-          Project Manager for Investment studies (Managing Feasibility Studies for investment in Pharma/ Life Sci. Sectors, Promotion of the Venturing in Technology, Policies for High-Tech Life Sci. Industries):

-          Head of Technology Transfer Program (IRP, Technology Acquisition)

Name and address of employer

 

GOIC (Gulf Organization for Industrial Consulting) www.goic.org.qa, Doha, Qatar

Type of business or sector

 

Consulting Authority for Investments, founded in Doha (Qatar) by the governments of the six GCC countries

 

Dates

 

2003 –2005

Occupation or position held

 

Advisor for R&D and Production

Main activities and responsibilities

 

Development of formulation and production activities for generic pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, chemicals and functional food

-          Scaling-up form R&D to commercial batches;

-          Setting-up criteria quality specification for Active Pharmaceutical Ingredient, Excipients and Packing Materials;

-          Production processes optimization;

-          Specification for Manufacturing Equipment & Machinery (SAT/ FAT testing –Commissioning),

-          Process & Facilities Validation (IQ, OQ, PQ);

-          Regulatory Affairs/ Licensing

Name and address of employer

 

JAKA 80, AD, pharmaceutical, cosmetics and dietetic company, Macedonia, www.jaka80.com.mk

Type of business or sector

 

Operational/Manufacturing company dealing in pharmaceutical, chemical and food sector

Dates

 

1999 – 2003

 

Occupation or position held

 

Head of Production Plant for Manufacturing Pharmaceutical Products

 

Main activities and responsibilities

 

-          Processes/ Formulation Technology Transfer,

-          Licensing, Managing Manufacturing operations for Solid Dosage Forms: Tablets & Capsules (Granulation, Tableting, Powders Processing/ Mixing, Handling, Filling, Packaging), Liquids and Pharmaceutical Ointments& Creams,

-          Process & Facilities Validation (IQ, OQ, PQ),

-          Start-up, Commissioning of the Production Facilities

 

 

Name and address of employer

 

ICN Macedonia, Joint venture between ICN Pharmaceutical (US) and OHIS (Organic Chemical Industry-Skopje, Macedonia)

 

Type of business or sector

 

Manufacturer of generic pharmaceuticals

 

 

 

 

 

Dates

 

1996 –  1998

 

Occupation or position held

 

Associate for Quality Assurance in Multidisciplinary Team in charge for performing Feasibility Studies & General Engineering Projects for Investment in Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Sectors

 

Main activities and responsibilities

 

-          Laying-out for Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Plants

-          Clean Room Technology;

-          Disposition of the Processing Lines;

-          Material-flow diagrams; GMP/ GLP

-          Requirements for Pharmaceutical Industry (specification for installation for utilities and manufacturing machinery for production of pharmaceutical products)

-          Validation Master Plan,

-          Regulatory Affairs (FDA/ EU GMP-GLP)

 

Name and address of employer

 

IRIK – R&D, Strategic Investment, Engineering, and QC Department of OHIS-Organic Chemical Industry Skopje, Macedonia  

 

Type of business or sector

 

Consulting for strategic investments, performing, execution, and supervising of engineering projects. Consulting in Quality Management, research services for chemical/ pharmaceutical industry

 

Education and training

 

 

 

 

Dates

 

January 2012 – April 2015

 

Title of qualification awarded

 

PhD in Structural, Computational & Physical chemistry 

 

Principal subjects/Occupational   

skills covered

 

Crystallography, Solid-state of pharmaceuticals

 

Name and type of organisation providing education and training

 

Centre of Structural Diffrractometry, Department of Chemical & Pharmaceutical Science, Ferrara University (http://scf.unife.it www.unife.it ) , Italy, Tutor : Prof. P.Gilli (www.ggilli.com  )

 

Title of the Thesis

 

Molecular cocrystals of pharmaceutical relevance; www.eprints.unife.it/1040

Part of the Research Project "Hydrogen bonding, halogen bonding and charge-transfer interactions as aggregation forces in molecular crystals and co-crystals, functional materials, and drug-receptor interactions" part of joint-project "Optimization of the molecular and crystal forms of drugs, herbal-drugs, and pesticides in relation to their activity, bioavailability, patentability, and to the production of polymorphs, solvates, and co-crystals by means of green methodologies" granted by the Region Emilia Romagna (Consorzio SPINNER) within the framework of the inter-university network organized by four laboratories of the Universities of Parma, Bologna, Modena, and Ferrara.

 

Techniques: X-Ray Diffractometry (Absolut Crystal Structure Determination), Intermolecular Interactions/ Recognitions; Multicomponent Crystals/ Cocrystals; Techniques for Crystal Growth/ Crystallization

 

 

Dates

 

28/08-06/09 2014 at Pavia, Italy

 

Title of qualification awarded

 

Trainee

 

Principal subjects/Occupational   

skills covered

 

Crystallography (Crystal Structure Determination), Techniques for Growing Crystals

 

Name and type of organisation providing education and training

 

1st European Crystallography School, University of Pavia, http://ecs1.azuleon.org

 

 

Dates

 

October-December 2011

 

Title of qualification awarded

 

Visiting Researcher, Coimbra Group Schollarship awarded researcher,  www.coimbra-group.eu 

 

 

Principal subjects/Occupational   

skills covered

 

Project “Printable Drug Delivery Systems”, Development of pharmaceutical formulations,

 

Name and type of organisation providing education and training

 

Pharmaceutical Sci. Laboratory, Abo Akademi University, Turku/ Abo, Finland, (Prof. Niklas Sandler) http://www.abo.fi/fakultet/en/farmaciforskning

 

 

 

Dates

 

1999-2002

Title of qualification awarded

 

Master of Pharmaceutical Science & Technology

Principal subjects/Occupational   

skills covered

 

New dosage forms, improve bioavailability of pharmaceutical products,

Name and type of organisation providing education and training

 

University in Belgrade (Serbia) in collaboration with Parma University (Italy)

Level in national or international classification

 

Research Thesis (experimental work done in Lab of Solid State Characterization of Pharmaceuticals, Pharmaceutical Department, Parma University (Italy)

Thesis Title: “Preformulation Study on the Pseudopolimorph forms of Carbamazepin and Influence of beta-Cyclodextrin on the Phase Transition” September 2000 -  May 2001

Dates

 

1990-1995

Title of qualification awarded

 

Bachelor of Science (BSc.) in Pharmaceutics,

Name and type of organisation providing education and training

 

State University Ss “Cyril and Methodius”, Skopje, Macedonia

 

 

 

Personal skills and competences

 

 

 

Macedonian language – native

English – professional

Italian – basic

Slavic group of languages (Serbian, Croatian, Bulgarian) – fluent

 

 

Participation in current projects

 

Cvetkovski, Aleksandar (2017) CMST COST Action CM1402 From molecules to crystals - how do organic molecules form crystals? (Crystallize). http://www.cost.eu/COST_Actions/cmst/CM1402

Cvetkovski, Aleksandar (2017) European Network on Understanding Gastrointestinal Absorption-related Processes - UNGAP CA16205 http://www.cost.eu/COST_Actions/ca/CA16205