Member

Ambassador Milica Cubrilo

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY:

Highly resourceful, multidisciplinary, effective and accomplished leader with experience in many different cultures and work environments in Tourism Development, Senior Government Management, Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, Cultural Event Management, Land Management and Land Tenure.

 

Extremely flexible, open minded team player with great communication and organizational skills.

 

Trilingual – French, English and Serbian with working knowledge of Italian and Spanish.

 

EDUCATION:

M.A. in Law and Anthropology. Specialization in African Studies. Université de Paris I - Panthéon - Sorbonne, Paris, France.

B.A. in Public Law. Université de Paris II - Panthéon-Assas, Paris, France.

 

Serbian Ambassador to Tunisia

LANGUAGES:

French, English, Serbian, Spanish, Italian

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

EUROPEAN UNION Belgrade, Serbia

Monitor, ICCS-NTUA Consortium March 2009-Present

  • Conducting the Monitoring System of the Implementation of Projects and Programs of External Cooperation financed by the EC in the Western Balkans and Turkey

 

LIAISON CONSULTING Belgrade, Serbia

Monitor/Owner March 2009-Present

  • Organizing Congress and High Level Meetings for Credit Agricole Bank Top Management

  • Organizing Summer Camps for City of Belgrade owned Center for Child Holiday and Health Resort

 

PRICEWATERHOUSECOOPERS Belgrade, Serbia

PR Consultant Sep – Nov 2008

  • Securing strategic alliances and partnerships with prominent Serbian companies and Government institutions

 

NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR COUNTRY BRANDING Belgrade, Serbia

Board Member 2008 - Present

  • International tender development for retaining an agency for promotion and reputation management of Serbia

 

GOVERNMENT OF SERBIA Belgrade, Serbia

Minister for Diaspora 2007 - 2008

  • Governance and Leadership of the Ministry for servicing over 2 million people of Serbian origin living abroad with special focus on Economy, Education, Culture and Legal matters

  • Responsible for setting up and implementing a new system of communication and administration for the Ministry and worldwide interests for people of Serbian descent

  • Managed annual budget of 2 million Euros and staff of 44

 

MEDIA CENTER Belgrade, Serbia

Coordinator for the International Press Institute Congress held in Belgrade in June 2008 2007 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              2008 2007      end_of_the_skype_highlighting begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              2008 2007 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              2008 2007      end_of_the_skype_highlighting      end_of_the_skype_highlighting - 2008

  • Responsible for the organization of the event which brought together over 400 media

 

LE POINT, TV CANAL + Belgrade, Serbia

Correspondent for the Balkans 2007

 

BOOZ ALLEN HAMILTON - USAID CONTRACTOR , Belgrade, Serbia

Tourism Consultant within the Regional Competitiveness Project for the former Yugoslavia, Albania, Bulgaria, and Romania. 2006

  • Responsible for integration of all Tourism Ministries and proposing a regional tourism promotional strategy

 

GOVERNMENT OF SERBIA, Belgrade, Serbia

NATIONAL TOURISM ORGANIZATION OF SERBIA, 2003 - 2006

General Director

  • Responsible for all promotion of Serbia as a tourism destination, including overseeing representation of Serbia at all major international tourism fairs and organization of over 300 familiarization trips for media and tour operators.

  • Multiplied Serbian tourism receipts by 7.24 in 3 years. Increased the number of foreign travelers by 60%, with tourism becoming the fastest growing sector in the economy. Serbia was listed as one of the top destinations for 2005.

  • Managed annual budget of one million Euros and staff of 23

 

LE FIGARO, LE TEMPS, LE POINT, RADIO FRANCE INTERNATIONALE Belgrade, Serbia

2001 – 2003

Correspondent for the Balkans

  • Covering various breaking news in Serbia and the Balkans including arrest of Slobodan Milosevic, assassination of Zoran Djindjic Serbian PM and conflicts in Kosovo

 

LE FIGARO Paris, France

Journalist - International Department 2000 – 2001

  • Coverage of various breaking worldwide news

 

INSIGHT INTERNATIONAL London, England

Tour Manager 1996 – 2000

  • Planned and organized tours for high-end clients mainly from North America, Australia and Asia, in Western Europe

 

PARIS-DAKAR RALLY Paris, France

VIP Manager 1999 – 2000

  • Planned and organized VIP guest lodgings throughout all locations in Africa during the rally

 

WORLD BANK AND FRENCH MINISTRY FOR COOPERATION West Africa, Madagascar

1995 – 1997

Jurist and Anthropologist/consultant

  • Consulted on various projects related to land tenure, property rights and investments

 

FACULTY OF LAW Asmara, Eritrea

Lecturer 1994 - 1995

  • PhD research for Université de Paris I, Pantheon-Sorbonne, Laboratoire d’Anthropologie Juridique: “Land tenure in Eritrea”

 

FRENCH CULTURAL CENTRE Asmara, Eritrea

Assistant and Teacher 1994 – 1995

  • Organized art and cultural events and taught French for Foreigners

 

 

PUBLICATIONS AND RESEARCH:

 

Rural land tenure, renewable resources and development in Africa”, GRET/Ministère des Affaires Etrangères - Coopération et Francophonie”, 1998, 131 p.

Land tenure terminology dictionary”, Karthala - Coopération Française, 1998.

Eritrea: a new State challenging development issues”, URBAMA/CNRS, Université de Tours, 1999.