The Serbian government has appointed Jelena Matejić as the General Manager of state-owned joint stock company Elektromreža Srbije (EMS), Serbia’s electricity transmission system operator (TSO), after she has spent almost a year in the function of acting general manager of the company. According to an EMS statement, she was formally elected in a public competition organised by the government in March 2017.
Ms Matejić graduated from the University of Belgrade Faculty of Economics and took specialist courses at the WIFI institute (Austrian Development Agency), earning the title of project manager. She has amassed many years of rich working experience in the private and public sectors, working for such companies as Mark Plan, Delta sport, Droga Kolinska Group and Atlantic Group.
Ms Matejić has been employed at EMS since 2012, initially in the position of Executive Director for Investment and Strategy. She was appointed acting director in December 2016.
She has been the chair of the Serbian state Equity Fund’s Council since February 2015 and became a member of the Board of Directors of the Montenegro’s TSO Crnogorski elektroprenosni system in 2016. During this period, she was also a member of the Managing Board and a member of the Supervisory Board of public power utility Elektroprivreda Srbije (EPS).