Bojan Pijunovic

Development Analyst Intern

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Bojan PijunovicBojan joined MDB insight in 2017 as an Development Analyst Intern after completing his Master of Economic Development and Innovation from University of Waterloo. He began his career in the social services and development field working for non-governmental agencies in community development. Before joining MDB, he worked as a Research Analyst for Developmental Services of Ontario, where he provided community profiles and data analysis for program planning across southwestern Ontario.

His interests in economic development field led him to attain a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science and International Development from Wilfrid Laurier University. Bojan completed a Masters in Economic Development and Innovation in hopes of working with communities across the globe and support them in achieving economic prosperity and well-being.

At MDB Insight, Bojan is interested in working with communities of all sizes, from metropolitan cities to rural communities. His main interests are economic regional analysis, sector-based strategies, identifying local assets, cultural studies, and workforce development strategies. As an economic development professional, he is interested in working with communities to establish their competitive edge in a globalized world.

Throughout his economic development education and career, Bojan has successfully written and presented several economic and marketing strategies for Ontario’s communities and provided excellent research for economic policy development. Some of his many strengths include data analysis, qualitative and quantitative research, literature review, and project management.

Bojan was born in Bosnia and Herzegovina. At the age of eleven, he moved to Kitchener, Ontario, where he continues to live today. As a resident of the Waterloo region, he has enjoyed watching the growth of the technological sector and Canada’s innovation hub. He supports his local community by volunteering for non-profit agencies in his spare time.

When he is not working, he tries to spend his days outside, traveling, hiking, or just sitting on a patio. He continues to pursue his passion for sports, either by participating in local volleyball and basketball leagues or cheering on national teams from the couch.