Nikola Stefanovic has more than 15 years of direct investment experience. He currently serves as the General Director/Partner of SEAF’s Opportunity Serbia Fund LLC and SEAF’s South Balkan Fund BV, private equity funds focused on Serbia, Macedonia, and Montenegro. Prior to SEAF, he held the Managing Director/Partner position at Academy Funds, a venture capital group in the US. Mr. Stefanović has also served as a lecturer at Guilford College (US), London School of Commerce, Belgrade Banking Academy, IMC FH Krems & Singidunum University (SRB), and the Securities and Exchange Commission (BIH). Furthermore, he has been a member of the Board of Directors for Finera Factoring, Gomex, PC Centar, Logo Holding, A2B Express Delivery, the CEED Serbia Foundation, the Serbian Private Equity Association, AmCham (SRB), and Design Source (US). He has also been a member of the USAID CoP Meetings, the World Bank’s Donor Meetings (SRB), and the Winston-Salem’s Chamber of Commerce Technology Council (US), and a financial consultant to many companies.
Mr. Stefanović received a bachelor’s degree from Guilford College in the US, with high honors; participated in course and community work at University of Guadalajara, Mexico; earned an MBA degree from Wake Forest University in the US; earned a PhD degree from University of Novi Sad in Serbia; completed an executive education program at Duke University in the US; and passed Level I in the CFA program in the US. He has co-authored and authored two textbooks, Leadership and Quality (2007) and Private Equity in Emerging Markets (2009), and various articles on investing and general management.
Mr. Stefanović is fluent in English, Spanish, and Serbian.
SEAF South Balkan Fund