Born in Zaječar, 1950.
He graduated from the Belgrade Faculty of Economics where he also received his MSc and PhD.
worked at the Mining Institute, then at the Economics Institute, after
which he worked as financial advisor at the advisory and research firm
CES MECON. He also worked as external consultant for the World Bank and
From January 2001 he worked as Deputy Minister of Economy and Privatisation.
2003 to 2004 he was Director of the Privatisation Agency and
afterwards, prior to being appointed Minister of Finance, headed the
Intercon consulting agency.
He was Minister of Finance from May 16, 2007 until July 2008.
He has published a number of papers and articles on privatisation in Serbia and abroad.
Married, with two children. Speaks English.
source : www.srbija.sr.gov.yu
He took over the position of the Prime Minister from Vojislav Koštunic on July 8, 2008.