Mentorship Initiative

The PEXIM Foundation alumni are now acting as mentors — sharing their experiences, skills and lessons to help students of Serbia and North Macedonia develop faster and in the right direction. Below you can find the profiles of all our Mentors. To apply for the PEXIM Mentorship program please apply by completing the application form at the following link.

Dušan Savić

MPhil in Management

Current position
Associate at Peterhof Consulting & EDU

Interest and hobbies
Travelling and exploring international cuisine, fitness and basketball training, researching entertainment industry (especially production aspect of it), researching digital platforms and their impact on business strategy, meeting new people and initiating ventures with greater social impact.

Preferred mentee field of study
Economics or Business studies

Preferred mentee interest
Economics or Business studies

Availability for meetings (times per month): 2

Number of mentees: 2

Status: Available

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Milena Milićević

MPhil in Management

Current position
Self-employed digital transformation consultant
Founder and project leader at INAT Summit

Interest and hobbies
consulting, management, people development, philanthropy, AI/ML; dancing, exercising, reading, travelling, running

Preferred mentee field of study
business and management, computer science, innovation, international communication and philology, international relations

Preferred mentee interest
reading, exercising, travelling, philanthropy

Availability for meetings (times per month): 1-2

Number of mentees: 1-3

Status: Available

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Tijana Gajić

MPhil in Innovation, Strategy and Organisation

Current position
Head of Finance and Administration at PostScriptum Ventures, Director of PEXIM Foundation

Interest and hobbies
Authentic connections, expressing personal potential, design, travel, strategy, innovation, outdoor, venture capital, (reinventing) organization(s), finance, poetry, fashion design and desing in general, food, chocolate, experience economy, all forms of dance, entrepreneurship.

Preferred mentee field of study
No preference, although I feel I can contribute the most to students of economics and business

Preferred mentee interest
Business and economics, entrepreneurship, work with purpose, art in various forms, leaving a trace in a community, pursuing various interest at the same time.

Availability for meetings (times per month): 1

Number of mentees: 1

Status: Available

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Nikola Petrović

Master of Law (LLM)

Current position
Serbian UN Youth delegate

Interest and hobbies
Flying

Preferred mentee field of study
Law and Business

Preferred mentee interest
Law and Business

Availability for meetings (times per month): 1-2

Number of mentees: 1

Status: Available

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Emil Maid

MPhil in Advanced Computer Science

Current position
Software Engineer at RT-RK

Interest and hobbies
Artificial inteligence, technology, mathematics, physics, philosophy, basketball, gaming

Preferred mentee field of study
Mathematics, Physics, Computer Science, Software Engineering

Preferred mentee interest
Computer Science

Availability for meetings (times per month): 2

Number of mentees: 2-3

Status: Available


Borjan Lazarević

MPhil in Finance

Current position
Consultant at Deloitte

Interest and hobbies
Strategy, Technology, Financial Services, Dancing, Chess, Food, Travel

Preferred mentee field of study
Any

Preferred mentee interest
Chess, food

Availability for meetings (times per month): 1

Number of mentees: 1

Status: Available

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Jelena Todić

Master of Law (LLM)

Current position
Associate at BDK Advokati

Interest and hobbies
Learning languages, fashion, rowing, photography, silk painting

Preferred mentee field of study
Law, Political Science

Preferred mentee interest
Any

Availability for meetings (times per month): 2

Number of mentees: 2

Status: Available

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Iva Ivanov

Master of Law (LLM)

Current position
Consultant to the Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Serbia, Sector for Fiscal System, Department for Corporate Taxation

Interest and hobbies
Playing tennis, going for long walks with my dog, traveling

Preferred mentee field of study
Law

Preferred mentee interest
Law

Availability for meetings (times per month): 1-2

Number of mentees: 1

Status: Available

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Stefan Anđelković

MAST in Physics

Current position
Graduate Student Researcher at University of Pittsburgh (Computational Biology)

Professional Interests
ML/AI, Computational & Systems Biology, Network Science, Physics, Fitness, Nutrition, Social Dancing

Preferred mentee field of study
Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Engineering, Chemistry, Biology, Medicine

Preferred mentee interest
Computer Science/Engineering, Bioinformatics, Physics, Astronomy

Availability for meetings (times per month): 1

Number of mentees: 2

Status: Available

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Iva Jugović

MPhil in Public Health

Current position
Businesses development

Professional Interests
Public health, healthcare management, pharmaceuticals

Personal Hobbies
Travel, fishing, table tennis

Preferred mentee field of study
Any

Preferred mentee interest
Any

Availability for meetings (times per month): 2

Number of mentees: 2

Status: Available

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Valentina Čolić Mihajlović

MPhil in Finance

Current position
Head of R&D at AFA - All for All

Professional interests
Innovation-driven economics

Personal Hobbies
Photography, Health&Lifestyle

Preferred mentee field of study
Innovation management, Finance

Preferred mentee interest
Innovation and tech

Availability for meetings (times per month): 1

Number of mentees: 1

Status: Available

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Marko Purić

MPhil in Finance

Current position
Financial Analyst, CWP Renewables

Professional interests
Finance, Renewables

Personal Hobbies
Reading, Astronomy

Preferred mentee field of study
Finance, Mathematics, Physics

Preferred mentee interest
Economics and Finance, Renewables

Availability for meetings (times per month): 1

Number of mentees: 1

Status: Available

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rubezic

Jovana Rubežić

Master of Law (LLM)

Current position
Associate at Schoenherr Law Office

Professional interests
Building a protean career, (currently) focused on law, international relations, business, policy, linguistics

Personal Hobbies
Reading, translation, visual and graphic arts (esp. painting, drawing, design in fashion and architecture), tennis, hiking, language skills development (in myself and others). I also like to stay informed on current events and I’m happy to get involved in (lengthy) discussions on any topic.

Preferred mentee field of study
Any

Preferred mentee interest
I believe I can contribute most to students interested in law, international relations, policy, linguistics and literature. However, I value versatility so I’d prefer to work with individuals seeking to develop their abilities in all areas of accomplishment.

Availability for meetings (times per month): 2

Number of mentees: 2

Status: Available


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Jovana Kovačević

MPhil in Management

Current position
Junior Advisor, Office of the Prime Minister, Government of the Republic of Serbia

Professional interests
consulting, robotics, engineering

Personal Hobbies
hiking, film photography, travelling

Preferred mentee field of study
engineering

Preferred mentee interest
Any :)

Availability for meetings (times per month): 2

Number of mentees: 2

Status: Available

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Ognjen Milićević

MPhil in Finance

Current position
User Acquisition Specialist at Nordeus

Professional interests
User Acquisition, Finance

Personal Hobbies
History

Preferred mentee field of study
Economics, finance or marketing

Preferred mentee interest
Any

Availability for meetings (times per month): 1

Number of mentees: 1

Status: Available

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