Lidija Barjaktarovic has a PhD in Economic Sciences in sectors banking and finance. At the University Singidunum in Belgrade she teaches Banking, Risk Management and Corporate Finances (from 2008). She has been Head of Master study programs Business Economics and Public Sector Management since 2014. She used to be Vice-Dean at the Faculty of Business in Belgrade (University Singidunum) in the period of 2012 to 2015.
Professor Barjaktarovic is also a lecturer on different business schools in Republic of Serbia. Furthermore, she is member of organizing and program committee of CFO Forum of Republic of Serbia (from 2011). Moreover, she is member of scientific, organizing and program committee of FINIZ – Finance and Financial Reporting in the Function of Corporate Governance (from 2014). Finally, she has published many articles, especially relating to financing, project finance, cash management and competitiveness of CEE banking sector.
She had banking career in the period from 1998 to 2008. It started in Jugobanka A.D. Belgrade, after which she moved to Societe General Yugoslav Bank a.d. Belgrade, and then to Raiffeisen Bank a.d. Belgrade in order to be promoted to the Head of the Regional Branch Central Serbia. In 2005 she moves to Erste Bank a.d. Novi Sad to become the Director of Corporate Division. At the end of 2007 Erste Group names her to be a member of the Corporate Board and Corporate Working Group on the level of the Erste Holding Vienna.