Dr. Petkoski is a Lecturer and Senior Fellow at Wharton and the founder of Global CDL. He serves as an advisor and consultant to the World Bank, the OAS, ILO, national governments, and other institutions. During his 20 year tenure at the World Bank, Petkoski held various senior positions, including head of the Business, Competitiveness and Development Program. At Wharton, he teaches courses on responsibility in global management, corporate responsibility and ethics in the MBA and undergraduate program, and has thought at several Executive Development Programs at Wharton and Harvard Business School.
Dr. Petkoski work focuses on innovative models for financing for development; financial inclusion; business and development issues and competitiveness; sustainable development at the national and corporate level; multi-stakeholder engagement and coalition building, CSR/CSV, business ethics, and business lead collective action against corruption. Most recently, he is taking a leadership role in defining the business case for and innovative ways of financing the Sustainable Development Goals. While at the World Bank, he managed over 340 global projects. He is the author or co-author of 15 books and over 180 articles and reports and has engaged with over 100 MNCs with consulting experience across a broader range of industries.
Dr. Petkoski was a Fulbright Scholar at Harvard University in the early 1990’s and a Visiting Scholar at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1979-80. In addition to two Ph.D. (one in Economics and one in Electrical Engineering), he has a MPA from the Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.