Simona Bovha obtained a doctorate degree in International Trade and Finance at Brandeis University, United States.
She has worked as economist at Harvard University; John F. Kennedy School of Government, and the Financial Management Institute of Eastern and Southern Africa (MEFMI), providing macroeconomic policy training for officials from developing countries.
She was also an assistant professor at the Faculty of Economics, University of Ljubljana, where she taught International Trade and International Business.
In 2005 she joined the European Investment Bank, Development Economics Advisory Service, where she has been performing an evaluation of macroeconomic and financial system soundness of countries outside the EU.
She is currently an Economic Adviser at the Bureau of European Policy Analysis (BEPA) of the European Commission.