Željko Sertić was born in Secanj in1967. He graduated from the Faculty for Business and Industrial Management of the University Union in Belgrade.
He was appointed to the position of the president of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia – CCIS/PKS in March 2013, with over two decades of experience in managing SMEs, production and servicing companies.
During his time in CCIS, extensive reform of the chamber system was launched, and the results achieved saw Sertić declared the Best Manager in Southeast and Central Europe for 2013 and 2014 and acquired Best European Award in the field of economy.
In September 2014, Sertić was appointed Serbian Economy Minister.
He speaks English fluently.