Lidija Bartus Vasiljevic is an experienced TV Journalist, Anchor and Editor, International Political Analyst. She is currently President of the Committee for the International Cooperation of the Chamber of Commerce of Green Serbia and Spokes-Person and Media&Marketing Consultant - Western Balkans Consulting (WBC). From 2011-2013 she was Consultant at the Louis Berger Group.
Lidija studied at Sciences Po - L’institut d’Etude Politiques de Paris and she is a Master of Journalism and International Affairs. She developed, implemented, managed and conducted a whole scale of different TV programs. As International News Editor in Chief, she was in charge for the management of the International News Department-TV Studio B and responsible for contacts with the Official Representatives of Foreign and Serbian Government, bodies, organizations, Parliaments, individual experts, analysts. She interviewed High Officials, Diplomats, Ministers, Executives of Institute for Strategic Analysis and Presidents -Jacques Chirac, Gerhard Schroder, Romano Prodi, Miroslav Lajčak, Stefano Saninno, Pierre Richard Prosper, Gianfranco Finni, Erhard Busek, Jaap de Hoop Scheffer, Chris Patten, Baroness Helena Kennedy, Victor Bulmer-Thomas–Chatham House, Ted Galen Carpenter and Garry Dempsey-CATO Institute.
From June 2007 – June 2008 Lidija worked as a Special Advisor for Foreign Policy and Media to the President of the Parliament of the Republic of Serbia, responsible for planning, programming and monitoring of the Bilateral and Multilateral Cooperation with International stakeholders, Governments and Diplomatic representatives, as well as for strategic analyses of the political environment and the International Affairs. She provided advisory and inputs for the Speakers political meetings, public events and media appearances, analysed comprehensive data on the actual social, political and economic situation as priority elements for the planning process; monitored and prepared analytical reports on relevant political issues in Serbia
May 2005 Lidija was a Chairman at the United Nations’ 60th Anniversary in SaM – Federal Parliament. From 2005-2007. She was a member of the Jury for the Project “Travelling to Europe“(European Movement and Austrian Embassy in Serbia). She received an award for a contribution to European integration processes by the Belgrade Assembly and the Government of Austria.
Worked for the World Bank, British Council, and Oxfam.
Owner of the Production Company CD News.
She is a member of IWC-International Women’s Club, Founder of Rotary Club Beograd Vracar and President 2012-2014, Rotary International Assistant District D2483 Governor 2013 as well as 2011-2012 Rotary International District 2483 Public Relations Chair-Board of Directors.