Milica Delevic

Biography

Milica Delevic is the Director for Governance and Political Affairs at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development. She joined the Bank in 2013, as Deputy Secretary General, Shareholder Relations and moved to the EPG in 2016.

Prior to joining the Bank, Milica worked as the Director of the European Integration Office of the Serbian Government, Assistant Foreign Minister and chaired the Committee for European Integration in the Parliament of the Republic of Serbia.

Widely recognised for her efforts in Serbia’s European integration process, Milica was selected as the Person of the Year 2009 by the Serbian weekly Vreme, as well as awarded a prize for the Contribution to Europe of the Year 2008 by the European Movement in Serbia.

She served as a board member of Serbia’s Open Society Foundation and is a member of a number of professional organisations, including the Balkans in Europe Policy Advisory Group.

Milica also lectured on foreign policy and European integration at the University of Belgrade in Serbia and the Central European University and was Deputy Director of the Diplomatic Academy of the Serbia and Montenegro Ministry of Foreign Affairs. Milica holds a BA from the University of Belgrade, a MA from the Central European University and a PhD from the University of Kent, Canterbury. During her studies, she was selected by the UK FCO as a Chevening Scholar. Her publications include book chapters and articles on the EU enlargement process, regional cooperation in the Western Balkans as well as on political conditionality and economic sanctions in international relations.