Professional experience

Date from-Date to: 2016- 2021

Company: Project “Competitiveness and Jobs” financed by World bank loan

Area of expertise: International development consulting

Position:Team leader

Descripton: Team leader in charge of coordination of the team of experts in support of Smart specialization strategy, Research and innovation policy, Active labour market policies, SME development policy.

Date from-Date to: 2014-2018

Company: Public policy secretariat of the Government of Serbia (www)

Area of expertise: Reform of policy making in Serbia

Position: Director

Description: Responsible for  establishing a new institution in the center of government with a role to introduce best practices in planning in public administration using evidence in policy making, regulatory impact assessment in law proposals preparation and result-based management, transparency and consultations in strengthening of policy implementation and coordination. Author of the Regulatory Reform on the Planning system and Law on the Planning system of the Republic of Serbia ENG SRB

Date from-Date to: 2009-2014

Company: Hypo Alpe-Adria bank a.d. Serbia

Area of expertise: Banking sector

Position: Chief economist

Description: Advising to management in banking sector on economic trends, market position and other strategy development topics;Regular following and analysis of macroeconomic and market trends;Forecasting main macroeconomic and market series; Analysis of trends in banking sector and following of market position of the Bank, quarterly benchmarking of the bank; Reporting to the Executive board on main economic trends and other relevant economic issues of interest for decision making; Support to the Management board with inputs for strategy formulation and other business development related decisions; Preparing bank strategy document submitted annually by the Supervisory board to the central bank; Participating in the preparation of the bank for sale (data room, contributions in the preparation of presentations for investors in cooperation with the privatization advisor, cooperating with privatization advisor Deutsche bank, participating in negotiations with investors including Advent fund and its consulting team consisting of leading consulting companies such as McKinsey; Member of Asset and Liabilities Committee and Risk Committee; Editor in Chief of Economic Digest – monthly publication on macroeconomic environment and financial market trends including forecasts of main macroeconomic series

Date from-Date to: 2005-2009

Company: Center for Advanced Economic Studies (CEVES), Belgrade (Serbia)

Area of expertise: NGO sector

Position: Researcher

Descripton: Research and editing of policy papers and reports in the field of macroeconomic trends, monetary policy and banking sector developments; Preparing project proposals, applying for projects and negotiating financing, managing of the projects and responsibility for preparation of final reports

Date from-Date to: May 2005–Sep 2005

Company: Foundation for Development of Economic Science-FREN, Belgrade (Serbia)

Area of expertise: NGO sector

Position: Researcher

Descripton: Member of editorial board in FREN’s flagship publication Quarterly monitor of economic trends and policies in Serbia, Business or sector Non Government Researcher in economic policy in a think tank as well as a consultant in the area of finance.