CERTUS TEAM
Miodrag Pavlović
Partner

Mr. Pavlović has been a partner at Certus Consulting since the establishment in 2004. Mr. Pavlović took part in numerous successfully implemented projects for domestic and foreign clients. He is specialized in public finance and budget management processes, project management, feasibility studies, restructuring and privatization, business plans, tax optimization, and other economic and financial consulting. He started his professional career at the Payment Operations Administration (SDK) in Pančevo, working on inspection and monitoring assignments, then moving to position of the Deputy Director for Payment Operations, and finally to position of the General Director of SDK in Pančevo, where he remained until 1992. Between 1992 and 1994 he worked in capacity of Deputy General Manager of the Public Revenues Administration of the Republic of Serbia in Belgrade. In the period from 1994 to 2004 he was the Assistant Minister of Finance in the Government of the Republic of Serbia, where he worked on the public finance reform and preparation and adoption of the budget of the Republic of Serbia and local government budgets and took part in drafting and passing of the public finance legislation. While working in capacity of the Assistant Minister of Finance he was also the president of the Managing Board of the Flight Control Administration of Serbia and Montenegro and lecturer at the Law School of Belgrade University, teaching a specialist postgraduate course (Preparation and Adoption of the Budget of the Republic of Serbia and Local Government Budgets). Miodrag Pavlović graduated from the Faculty of Economics in Belgrade, Department of Economic Policy and Planning.

Mr Aleksandar Ilić
Director

In capacity of Executive Director of the Certus Consulting, Mr. Ilić is managing numerous projects for domestic and foreign clients, organizing the projects and developing relations with clients. He is specialized in macroeconomic and sector analysis, as well as analysis of operation of companies and financial institutions, development of business plans, equity valuation, and development of strategies and other economic and financial studies. He took part in projects for financial and operative restructuring of companies and provided counseling for a number of clients in transactions involving sale and purchase of companies and banks and provision of (re)financing facilities. Before Certus Consulting Mr. Ilić worked at the cabinet of the Deputy Prime Minister of Serbia, where he was in charge of macroeconomic analysis, economic development, preparation of strategic documents, implementation of adopted strategies, and cooperation with international financial institutions. Prior to that, Mr. Ilić worked at the Ministry of Finance, where he was in charge of macroeconomic and fiscal analysis. Aleksandar graduated and took his master degree from the Faculty of Economic in Belgrade, and published a number of research papers and articles.

Mira Tumara
Senior Adviser

Ms. Tumara joined Certus Consulting in 2013 in capacity of Senior Consultant, to work on development of relations with domestic and foreign clients and cooperation with financial institutions. Before coming to Certus she spent most of her career working at the National Bank of Yugoslavia and Serbia. In capacity of director in charge of Revolving Credit Fund of the Republic of Serbia she was responsible for management of EAR funds, European Investment Bank funds and credit line approved by the Italian government for small and medium enterprises in Serbia. Ms. Tumara also worked as a project manager at the International Management Group (IMG) and was a member of the Managing Board of this organization. She took her BA in English Language and Literature at the University of Sarajevo and she studied banking at the London School of Polytechnic.

Marko Jovanović
Associate

In capacity of consultant at Certus Consulting, Mr. Jovanović is in charge of analysis of operation of companies and banks, development of business plans, due diligence reports, macroeconomic analysis, monitoring of specific economic sectors and the banking sector in Serbia and the region, as well as production of other analysis and presentations for the management and clients. As a team member he participated in provision of financing and transactions involving sale and purchase of companies and banks for domestic and foreign clients. Mr. Jovanović took his BBA in management from Lees-McRae College, North Carolina, USA.

Marko Milenković
IT Assistant

Мr. Milenković is employed at the position of IT Assistant at Certus Consulting, in charge of administration and maintenance of the network, selection of IT equipment, installation, management and maintenance. He is responsible for the administration of the system, including configuration of mail servers, data servers, print servers, and protection. He is providing IT and other technical support to employees and clients in realization of specific projects. Мr. Milenković possesses adequate certifications and expertise in the field of IT.