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MALI Siniša
Minister of Finance, Government of the Republic of Serbia
Siniša Mali was born in Belgrade on August 25, 1972.

After graduating from the Fifth Gymnasium in Belgrade, Mr. Mali enrolled in the Faculty of Economics at the University of Belgrade. He graduated top of his class and was honoured as the “student of the generation” for his exceptional academic achievements.  Furthermore, he received a Master of Arts degree from the same Faculty.

Mr. Mali obtained Master of Business Administration degree in 1999 at the Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, through the Ron Brown Scholarship Program. During his studies, he worked as an assistant professor in five different academic fields pertaining to business and finance.
In June 2017, as a student of the 6th class, he graduated from the Security and Defence College and obtained the highest level of career training in the Army of the Republic of Serbia.
In September 2020, he enrolled in doctoral studies at the Technical University in Kosice, Slovakia, where he attended the "Finance" study programme. In June 2023 he defended the PhD thesis entitled “The Flypaper Effect in the Republic of Serbia”.
In November 2020, he passed the exam in the field of alternative investment management, which earned him the title of Chartered Alternative Investment Analyst (CAIA), awarded by the eminent world CAIA Association.
He holds the title of Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) and is a member of CFA Institute, Serbian Business Angels Network, Fulbright Alumni Association of Serbia and British-Serbian Business Club.
He also holds a portfolio manager's licence, issued by the Securities Commission of the Republic of Serbia.
Mr. Mali currently serves his third term as the Minister of Finance of the Republic of Serbia and his first term as the Deputy Prime Minister. Prior to assuming the role of Minister, he held the position of Mayor of Belgrade, preceded by his service as the President of the Temporary City Council. Before his tenure as Mayor, Mr. Mali served as a Special Adviser for Economic and Financial Affairs to the Prime Minister of the Government of the Republic of Serbia, Mr. Aleksandar Vučić.
In 2001, Mr. Mali served as the Assistant Minister for Privatization in the Ministry of Economy and Privatization. For an extensive period, Mr. Mali worked as a financial advisor and consultant in the private sector. His professional experience notably includes roles at "Deloitte & Touche" in Belgrade and Prague, as well as "Credit Suisse First Boston in Mergers & Acquisitions Group" in New York.

He is appointed Governor of Serbia in the World Bank, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). Mali is also the President of the Coordination Body for the Prevention of Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing and the President of the Coordination Body for the Suppression of the Gray Economy. He is a member of the Council for Economic Development.

Also, Siniša Mali is the Reformer of the Year for 2022. NALED's special award was given to the Minister for the introduction of eFiscalization and eInvoices, systemic reforms that will improve the transparency of financial transactions, tax collection and contribute to the suppression of shadow economy in Serbia.

Mr. Mali is actively engaged in various sports. He was awarded the honorary fifth-degree black belt in Taekwondo for his contribution to the overall improvement of sports. He is a regular participant in marathon races, including the marathons in Athens, Berlin, Budapest, London, Chicago, NewYork. By finishing the Tokyo Marathon in March 2023, Sinisa Mali earned the Six Star Medal award. In September 2023, he successfully completed the Ironman Triathlon in Emilia-Romagna, Italy, with a result of 13.24.07.
Mr Mali is fluent in English, understands Greek and is currently learning Chinese. He has four children - Teodor, Viktor, Lola and Aleksej.