Throughout 10 years of experience in international organisation, government sector, utility and judiciary, I accrued a profound understanding of legal systems, institutional settings and energy markets of Western Balkan. My expertise covers EU energy law and policy, with the focus on district heating. Demonstrated success in legal research and analysis, project and partnership development and public presentation. Doctoral student at the University of Vienna. Passionate about personal development

Highest Level of Education

Master's Degree

Current Job/Study field

International organizations


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Current employer

University of Vienna; Energy Community Secretariat

Work experience

  • Consultant
    Energy Community Secretariat - Contract / consultant From October 2020 to Present

    Providing support to Contracting Parties for the transposition of provisions on heating and cooling, district heating, energy communities, self-consumption

  • Intern in the Legal unit
    Energy Community Secretariat - Internship From September 2019 to September 2020

    Assessed the compliance of primary and secondary legislation of Contracting Parties with the Energy Community acquis, and conducted from scratch and contributed to the legal assessment of potential breaches of EnC acquis (state aid, environmental matters, district heating price regulation, unbundling, etc)

  • Associate
    The Ministry of Mining and Energy - Full-time From October 2018 to December 2019

    Provided legal opinions on various electricity matters, by interpreting national law and European law, and international agreement. Decided and managed second-instance cases, by drafting ca. 50 decisions on appeals against local authorities' decisions (vulnerable customers) and responses to lawsuits against Ministry's decisions (energy permits). Contributed to drafting decisions and annual reports of the Government

  • Independent Associate
    District heating company Grejanje Pančevo - Full-time From October 2014 to October 2017

    Ensured that the company operates in compliance with national legislationrnrnLeading cc. 50 court cases (litigations and misdemeanours), by representing the company in court hearings and drafting submissions. Contributed to drafting the heat supply rules, the rulebook on disconnection from the network. Drafted and managed contracts on heat supply and the construction of heat infrastructure

  • Trainee
    Basic Court in Pančevo - Full-time From June 2011 to June 2013

    Drafted ca. 50 verdicts and decisions in different units of Basic court (civil litigation , criminal, enforcement) and Commerce court (commerce litigation, bankruptcy) by analysing the case, researching court practice and interpreting national law


  • European and International Business Law
    Eötvös Lorand University From September 2017 to July 2018
  • Diploma in Law
    University of Belgrade From October 2005 to June 2011

Area of expertise

Energy Law Energy policy


  • English
  • German
  • Serbo-Croatian


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