Mirjana Jelic (Belgrade, Serbia) is specialized in international cooperation and has a Master’s degree in International Studies from the Diplomatic School and the Complutense University and various training courses at international institutions such as the WTO (Geneva) or JICA (Tokyo). Mirjana has been in the development cooperation sector for more than 20 years and brings extensive experience in team management positions, both in the public and private sectors.
She began her professional career in the Serbian public administration, in the ministry responsible for the coordination of development aid, focused on aligning priorities and harmonizing programming with the national system, and working closely with equivalent structures in other countries at European level.
For the last four years in public administration she worked as head of the department in charge of the coordination and planning of EU pre-accession funds at a national level.
Mirjana speaks Spanish, English and Serbian.