Jovan Jovica Jakovac, General Manager, NLB d.d.-Group Real Estate Asset Management, Slovenia

Mr. Jakovac has over 20 years of experience in corporate and government environments with expertise in real estate, project and asset management, finance and negotiations, operations and staff management.
Since April 2015 he joined NLB d.d. Financial Management as Group Real Estate Asset Management Director and currently lives and operates from Ljubljana, Slovenia.
Mr. Jakovac is Member of Supervisory Board at NLB Serbia and Member of Supervisory Board at NLB Montenegro and director of PRO REM company in Ljubljana.
As Managing Director in Colliers Serbia (2005-2010), Mr. Jakovac was in charge of operations, finance and staff management. In 2007, Mr. Jakovac was voted as Colliers’ SEE manager of the year. Mr. Jakovac was involved in all major transactions done by Colliers on Serbian, Bosnian and Montenegrin markets. While introducing a new business services to the Serbian real estate market, Mr. Jakovac was many times panelist at Expo Real in Munich, MIPIM at Cannes, Real Vienna and many real estate conferences in Serbia and Slovenia, actively representing Serbian and Slovenian market and promoting investments in SEE.
He founded Solidity Real Estate in 2010 which he operated until the end of 2014.
From 2013 until moving to Ljubljana in 2015, Mr. Jakovac has served as Member Board of Trustees and Steering Committee at 400 million euro Project Implementation Unit (JUP) in Serbia.
Mr. Jakovac gained his formal education at Temple University and Villanova University in Philadelphia, PA, USA.