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Rt. Hon. Mirko Cvetković (Serbia)

Mirko Cvetković is a Serbian politician and former Prime Minister of Serbia, he was the first Prime Minister elected under a multi-party system.

He graduated from the University of Belgrade Faculty of Economics where he also received his MComm and PhD.

Before entering politics, Mr. Cvetković worked at the Mining Institute for ten years and later at the Economics Institute for another six years, followed by seven years at the advisory and research firm CES Mecon where he worked as a consultant.

In the 1980s he was external consultant for the World Bank after which he was employed as adviser for economic issues at the Mining Institute, and in 2005 he became the Special Advisor at CEO Intercom Consulting.

After Slobodan Milošević was overthrown, Mr. Cvetković served as Deputy Minister of Economy and Privatisation in the Government of Zoran Djindjić.

From 2003 to 2004 he was the Director of the Privatisation Agency after which he became Minister of Finance in the coalition government of Vojislav Koštunica. He was elected Prime Minister in 2008.

He has published a number of papers and articles on privatization in Serbia and abroad.