Lidija is one of the foremost regional champions for renewable energy. Until 2013, she was the Country Manager for Serbia of the US company Continental Wind Partners (CWP). She is the person who brought CWP as one of the leading multinational companies in wind farm development business to Serbia in 2009, when she established Continental Wind Serbia (CWS). Amongst its other references, CWP is the company which developed the biggest on-shore wind farm in Europe (600 MW Fantanele in Romania) and is currently working on the development of wind farms in Australia and Poland. CWP’s Serbian project, the approximately 150 MW Čibuk 1 wind farm in South Banat, will bring around €300 million of foreign direct investment into Serbia.
Lidija is also the founder of legal consultancy firm Udovicki & Associates which was opened in 2007 and operates to this day. Lidija’s principal expertise is in energy and commercial law, and until 2013 she participated in key legislative processes and changes to harmonize the Serbian energy sector with the EU.
Lidija Udovicki graduated from the School of Law – Universidad Complutense de Madrid and is a member of Madrid Bar Association since 2000. She also graduated from the BPP School of Law, in London, UK, and became a member of the Law Society of England and Wales in 2003. She did her training and became fully qualified lawyer in international law firms in London and Madrid in the field of corporate law, private equity, and environmental law. In 2006, she returned to Serbia where she worked for 18 months as Senior Associate in law firm Karanovic – Nikolic