Petar Orlić is a corporate real estate lawyer who leads the London real estate practice of a well know International law firm. Petar was born in the UK but lived and worked in Belgrade in 2008 when he was seconded to Merrill Lynch Bank. With significant experience in Central and Eastern Europe, Petar has advised major Serbian financial institutions, significant Serbian real estate developers/investors and a number of Serbian ultra-high net worth individuals. Petar is often in Belgrade, either working on current projects, speaking at conferences or just enjoying this fascinating, vibrant city with his family and friends.
Mila Korugic Milosevic is an Associate of Wyn River Limited based in Belgrade, Serbia. Wyn River Limited is a niche advisory firm which improves the operational and financial performance of mid-market businesses across Eastern Europe, Central Asia and Africa.
Mila, MBS, has more than 30 years of professional experience as a banker and financial expert successfully leading and managing economic growth programs in Serbia and SEE transition economies. She applies her experience to growth-oriented opportunities for both foreign direct investment and domestic investment. She has extensive experience in privatisation, company restructuring and rehabilitation activities, turnaround corporate management, merger and acquisitions, green field investments and Public Private Partnerships.
Mila is a Serbian national but has worked across South East Europe since 1995 on a range of regional EU and WB, USAID and commercial projects while with Deloitte. She brings project management know-how on how to combine diverse multi ethnic teams of employees and international consultants with a broad range of stakeholders, including private sector, government, local organizations, and the media.
Mila is a financial expert and has conducted numerous asset assessments of collateral packages to support commercial loans as well as led many privatisations across the region from initial financial due diligence through investor search and to transaction closing.
After Deloitte, Mila joined a trading entity in Serbia as finance manager. She then joined Piraeus Bank to lead an organisational improvement programme and later became chief economic adviser to the board. In 2015, Mila was appointed to the Supervisory Board of Komercijalna Banka, one of Serbia’s largest banks.
Stephen Fish is in charge of the Ernst & Young country practices in Serbia, Montenegro and Bosnia-Herzegovina. He graduated in Chemistry and Management Studies from Nottingham University and is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales.
Stephen started his career in his native England, before moving to the Middle East. He then lived and worked in the Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Slovenia and Croatia before moving to Serbia in 2010. He has extensive experience in providing assurance, transaction and advisory services to clients across the region.
Stephen is the secretary treasurer of the American Chamber of Commerce in Serbia, is a member of the Board of Directors of the Serbian Private Equity Association, and is the vice president of the Business Leaders Forum in Serbia.
Igor Orlic is currently member of the Global Pricing Team at Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer LLP, a magic circle law firm with offices in Europe, USA, MENA and Asia.
He graduated in Economics and International Relations from the University of Novi Sad in the early 1990’s, and speaks fluent English, Serbian and conversational German.
Following an early career in Serbia, he moved to the UK permanently and took a career into accounting and finance. He has subsequently held a number of management and financial roles with the retail sector, professional services (Grant Thornton LLP) and prestigious ‘establishment’ law firms such as Farrer & Co. He joined Freshfields in 2013 and has held posts in managing Business Analytics Team and Global Pricing Team.
Igor’s expertise is in acting as a conduit between the internal and external clients with highly commercially-focused positions involving work in pricing, profitability and strategic planning.
Jadranka Dervisevic Kitaric
Jadranka is the London-based Director responsible for new business development, member liaison and programme implementation in the UK. A graduate of finance and banking at Belgrade University and awarded a masters degree from Cass Business School, Jadranka has over 15 years’ commercial experience in the Balkans and UK. Early in her career, Jadranka specialised in cross border trade and finance. Since 2003 she has assisted public and private sector organisations in real estate and infrastructure projects, and worked alongside multidisciplinary teams including finance, engineering and project management.