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Born in Bijeljina, Bosnia and Herzegovina, obtained B.A. with Honours in Politics & East European Studies, University College London (UCL). Worked as a Public Relations Officer at Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea and as a Human Resources and Communications Officer at the Metropolitan Police Service, London. In 2008 returned to Serbia, as a Project Manager, to take a lead role at Delta Humanitarian Foundation, part of Delta Holding Group. Member of Serbian City Club since 2009.
Like her contemporaries Pat McGrath and Kevyn Aucoin, Issidora is a maestro of maquillage. Born in today’s Serbia and having studied classical conducting, she came to London in the early 1990s and became fascinated by the British love of history.
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Branka Margan obtained an MA in Serbian literature at the University of Belgrade Philology faculty. After graduating, she developed her career in two parallel directions: within the advertising and public relations field, and teaching Serbian language and literature. Branka has more than ten years of professional experience, which includes working in renowned international and Serbian companies, such as Ogilvy and Mather, Profile, Europapress, Verano group etc. A member of the Independent Journalists` Association of Serbia (NUNS) since 2005, Branka is very interested in print media and works as an associate journalist for various newspapers and magazines: Elle, Sensa, Bankar etc, writing mainly about socio-cultural topics. Serbian City Club member since 2010.
Born in Belgrade, Serbia. Obtained MSc degree in 2009 in International Securities, Investment and Banking at the Henley Business School (ICMA Centre), University of Reading in the United Kingdom. Holds professional qualifications in the form of ICMA International Fixed Income and Derivatives (IFID) Certificate and Chartered Institute for Securities & Investment (CISI) Diploma (a leading globally-recognised postgraduate finance qualification which covers the areas of securities, investment, compliance, derivatives, corporate finance and operations). Upon return to his home country, spent over three years (from September 2009 – October 2012) working as a close aide to the Governor of the National Bank of Serbia (NBS), as a Governor’s Assistant for Economic Affairs. Member of the Working Group on the establishment of the Development Bank of Serbia (from March 2011 to August 2012). From September 2013, employed as an Associate Expert at Center for Advanced Economic Studies (CEVES). Member of Serbian City Club since 2008.
Born in Belgrade, Serbia. As a scholarship student obtained MSc in International Business Economics at Westminster Business School, London, UK. Holds B.A. in Management from Faculty of Management BK, Belgrade, Serbia. Professional experience spanning over ten years mostly gained in banking and leasing industry. Started as a loan officer at ProCredit bank followed by senior positions and experience in the leasing arm of ProCredit Bank (ProCredit Leasing). Worked as a head of small business department at Credit Agricole Serbia and Komercijalana banka (Belgrade branch), currently working as an Investment Analyst at Finance in Motion, an alternative asset management firm exclusively focused on development finance. Member of Serbian City Club since 2010.