MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Internet application
*Strong analytical, organizational and communication skills
*Strong international experience and cross-cultural skills
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Diplomatic Academy Specialization Course,, International Economics2004University of BelgradeFaculty of Economics Magister of Science International Economics
Postgraduate professional school: International Affairs2001
Master of Science1998University of BelgradeForeign and Domestic Trade
*Multilateral and bilateral economic relations were the core of my education at the Faculty of Economics. Foreign direct investment trends and determinants in developing countries were the subject of my magister's thesis.
*Postgraduate studies at Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs were focused on foreign policy, public administration and diplomatic practice, as well as on issues of economic and commercial diplomacy.
DiplomatMar 2000 to Aug 2015 Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Serbia
Performed various diplomatic activities and held several positions both within the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (in Belgrade) and posts abroad (Athens/Greece, Zagreb/Croatia).
First CounselorJan 2010 to Jan 2015
Assistant Minister Cabinet Staff
*CounselorJan 2007 to Jan 2009
CounselorJan 2005 to Jan 2006
Third SecretaryJan 2002 to Jan 2004
Jan 2000 to Jan 2001
Analyzed, prepared reports and briefed officials on global political and economic issues mainly related to the European Union, Euro-Atlantic relations, EU enlargement process, European integration of the Western Balkans countries, regional cooperation, international crises, global economic trends and relations.
Served as Counselor for economic and political affairs at the Embassy of the Republic of Serbia in Zagreb, Croatia.
Followed, analyzed and proposed measures for improving bilateral trade and investment flows between Serbia and Croatia.
Followed implementation of bilateral projects.
Analyzed and prepared reports on economic situation (macroeconomic and fiscal stability) in Croatia and its international economic relations.
In addition, followed and analyzed political relations of Croatia with other countries and Serbia.
Proposed measures for strengthening of bilateral political relations between two countries and followed implementation of agreements.
During the Greek presidencies of the EU in 2003 and 2014, was appointed as a liaison officer for EU affairs at the Embassy of the Republic of Serbia in Athens.
Duties and tasks included: following, analyzing and preparing reports on EU activities, its relations with main economic and political partners, positions regarding the international crises as well as EU enlargement process.
Actively participated in organizing a number of seminars and professional meetings and conferences hosted by Serbian Government.
Attended and participated in several seminars and conferences abroad pertaining to economic development and international relations (Rome, Geneva, Vienna, Bratislava).
In 2011/2012, was appointed as a contact point during the Serbian presidencies over several regional initiatives (Southeast European Cooperation Process/Regional Cooperation Council, Central European Initiative, Adriatic-Ioninan Initiative and Migration Asylum Refugee Regional Initiative).
Through the work on process of harmonization of Serbian institutions, laws and economic practice with the EU standards, gained valuable experience in the field of capacity and institution building.
Actively involved in the work of some Serbian non-governmental organizations (e.g.
European Movement in Serbia) advocating for full membership of Serbia in the EU and promoting democratic society and equality among people.
Assistant LecturerSep 1999 to Feb 2000 Faculty of Economics, University of Belgrade
Held classes on economic policy and development.
Collected and analyzed data and prepared research materials on economic issues.
Assisted students with exam preparations and participated in examining.
Author of several articles on economic and political relations between Serbia and the EU published in professional Serbian magazines.
Serbian (native fluency)/Croatian/Bosnian, English (fluency), Russian (advanced proficiency)
Authorized to work in the USA
By decision of the Serbian Parliament in 2007, Magister's degree (after the adoption of Bologna process) has been considered equivalent to the three-year doctoral studies. This kind of degree entitles one to be considered as a PhD candidate.
With the same decision in 2008, the status of those graduated before the Bologna process became equivalent with Masters Degree graduates in the EU.
communication skills, conferences, Council, Counselor, Economics, English, Geneva, Government, Greek, materials, meetings, Excel, PowerPoint, MS Word, Migration, organizing, organizational, research, Russian, seminars