Welcome to the investment conference New Investment Opportunities 2023
The New Investment Opportunities 2023 Investment Conference is a one-day event that will focus on:
- The Western Balkans as an investment location,
- The importance of the development of industrial and technological parks in Serbia and Southeast Europe...
Lecturers and panelists
Promotion of the most significant development and investment projects, locations and destinations in the Republic of Serbia and the region
Emanuele GiaufretAmbassador of EU in Serbia
Emanuele Giofre was appointed EU ambassador to Serbia in September 2021. He assumed this post after four years of service as EU Ambassador to Israel. Prior to that, he was Head of the Department for Democracy and Election Observation and Political Assistant to the Director General for North Africa and the Middle East at the European External Action Service. He was also posted to the EU Delegation to the United Nations in New York, and again to the EU Delegation to Israel as Head of the Political-Trade Section.
Marko Mandićdirektor CT Parka Kragujevac
Sanja MitrovićSecretary of the Secretariat for Local Economic Development, Municipality of Bar
Education Elementary school "Blažo J. Orlandić" in Bar High school "Niko Rolović" - language major in Bar Graduated from the University of Montenegro - Faculty of Economics, Podgorica Defended her master's thesis at the University of Montenegro - Faculty of Economics, Podgorica Work experience From 2007 - 2018 worked in the Tourism Organization of the Municipality of Bar, first as an intern and then in marketing and finance; From May 2018 to July 2018, she performed the duties of acting director of the Tourism Organization of the Municipality of Bar. From September 2018 to January 2019, she was employed in the Municipality of Bar as Acting Secretary of the Secretariat for Economy and Finance.
Darko ĐorićCEO ot the MIND Group
From 2003 to 2017, he was employed at the company Milanović inženjering in the position of director of the water treatment sector and executive director. The company Milanović inženjering was taken over by Siemens AG in February 2018 and today operates under the name Siemens Mobility d.o.o. Since 2018, he has been the executive director of the company "Milanović Industries Group" and is responsible for the coordination of the MIND Park construction project. He is a member of the Chamber of Engineers ...
Maksim DimitrievskiMayor of the Town Kumanovo, North Macedonia
Maksim Dimitrievski — Macedonian politician and mayor of the municipality of Kumanovo since 2017. He was born on November 29, 1975 in Kumanovo. He completed his primary and secondary education in his hometown, and graduated from the Faculty of Law in Skopje. In 2011, he published the paper: "Total tax revenues and expenditures in LGUs with reference to the municipality of Kumanovo". He started his political career as a young activist of the Social Democratic Union of Macedonia. In 2008, he became a member of the Kumanovo Municipal Council, and later the president from 2012 to 2016. A political career...
dr Aleksandar MilićevićPresident of the Assembly of the Science and Technology Park NIŠ
Matteo ColangeliEBRD Director for Western Balkans
As of May 2021, Matteo Colangeli has been appointed Regional Director for the Western Balkans at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), based in Serbia. During his 16 years at the EBRD, Matteo held a number of management and banking positions in HQ, Ukraine, Bulgaria and Albania. Prior to that, he worked in investment banking and consulting with roles in London and Milan. Matteo holds a master's degree from the London School of Economics and Political Science.
Radoš GazdićActing Director of Development Agency of Serbia
After seven years of experience in the financial sector in foreign exchange affairs with the population and the economy, credit affairs and risk management at Privredna banka Beograd and Banca Poštanska štedionica, he worked at the Volvo company from 2007 to 2009 as a development manager for Serbia and Montenegro It's burning. He has been working in the National Agency for Regional Development (NARR), in the sector for small and medium-sized enterprises and entrepreneurs, since 2010... In July 2017, he was appointed acting director. director of the Development Agency of Serbia (RAS).
Alessandro BragonziHead of EIB Regional representation for the western Balkans
Alessandro Bragonzi holds a master's degree in business administration and finance from the University "Luigi Bocconi" in Milan (Italy). He is also a Certified Financial Risk Manager (FRM) from the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP) since 2007. He spent the first six years of his professional career working in financial risk management for leading Italian banks, top consulting firms and investment funds in Milan and Siena (Italy) and Luxembourg. Alessandro has been working at the EIB since 2010, and from January 2021 he was appointed as the new head of the regional representative office for the Western Balkans in Belgrade.
Bratislav MilanovićFounder and the Owner of the MIND Group
In 2007, Bratislav Milanović started the production of aluminum components for the bodywork of Siemens model trains, and already in 2014 he created the first 6,700 square meters of production space together with the administrative part, and in August 2016 another 15,300 square meters. In 2017, he founded the companies "MIND Real Estate" and "AMM Manufacturing", which in the coming months will lay the foundations for the construction of the first industrial park in Šumadija - MIND Park on a projected ...
Andreja IlićDirector of “Energetika” Ltd
Andreja Ilić was born in 1972 in Kragujevac. He is a Doctor of Technical Sciences by profession. He held the position of executive director at PUK "Šumadija". In his impressive biography, there are thirty-seven papers at national and international meetings, six papers in international journals ranked on the SCI list, seven papers published in international scientific journals of the same category. He worked as an inspector in the City Administration from 2006 to 2015, and from then until 2019 he was the head of the City Administration for communal and inspection...
Matthias PredojevićDirector of Elixir GMBH, Elixir Group, Novi Sad
Matthias Predojević (1976), with a degree in business administration, has more than 20 years of experience in several leading and executive director and project management positions in the field of industrial processes, production and human resources. Active in the chemical industry, the oilseed processing industry, low-voltage electrical installations and the production of low-voltage control cabinets. He is the vice president for corporate development, the general director of one of the member companies and the director of the Prahovo Industrial Chemical Park within the Elixir Group (Serbia, www.elixirgroup.rs). Since 2019, he has played a major role in the development of Elixir Groups investments and activities in the chemical industry. .
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