President, Chamber of Economy of Montenegro
Nina Drakić was born in 1980 in Podgorica, where she completed primary and secondary school. She graduated and obtained her master's degree at the Faculty of Economics of the University of Montenegro. Ms. Drakić defended her doctoral dissertation in 2017 at the Faculty of International Economics, Finance and Business of the University of Donja Gorica.
In the course of her studies and after the graduation, she attended several specialist courses and seminars, at one of which she was granted the license from the Montenegro Securities and Exchange Commission to perform the broker and investment manager activities, including the license as a corporate governance coach. Furthermore, she has had several professional and study stays abroad, among which her stays in Japan and Turkey can be singled out.
After the graduation, she worked for seven years on the USAID project “Montenegro's Accession to the World Trade Organization”, providing the technical assistance to the Government of Montenegro in the process of joining this international organization. In addition, she has been repeatedly engaged as an expert on projects of the World Bank, GIZ and UNDP.
Since 2010, she has been working in the Chamber of Economy of Montenegro, where so far she has covered the positions of the Secretary of the Trade Association Board, Director of the Research and Analysis Department, Advisor to the President, Vice President and the Acting President of the Chamber.
Nina Drakić, PhD, is an author and co-author of numerous economic analyzes and she participated in the implementation of a number of international projects.
She is a member of several Government’s working bodies, in which she represents the business community, while also giving her contribution to the process of negotiations between Montenegro and the European Union, as a member of the working groups for the negotiation chapters 16-Taxation and 30-External relations.
On 17th December 2021, the Assembly of the Chamber of Economy of Montenegro elected Nina Drakić as the new President of this Association.