Doc dr Jelena Janjusevic is Assistant Professor at Heriot Watt University, Dubai Campus. Previously she used to teach at Montenegro Business School, University of Mediterranean in Montenegro.
Beside teaching experience, Mrs. Janjusevic has strong managerial and research experience. Beside managing Centre for Sustainable Development, national research Centre, with mission to support sustainable development policy implementation, she was engaged on many different projects dealing macroeconomic, sustainable development, public administration capacity building (initiating number reforms in energy sector, urban planning, financial, health, pension system, education system, investments, business environment, legislation improvement, etc.).
In her 15 years long working experience she cooperate with many subjects on national and international level (government of Montenegro officials, municipalities, social partners, foreign government officials, international institution representatives – World Bank, IFC, EBRD, USAID, UNDP, CHF, EC, etc., domestic and foreign private companies).
Additionally, she organized and attended to many conferences, seminars, workshops, press conferences; has a very good knowledge of econometrics, statistics, organizing surveys, focus groups, trend analysis, deep interviews, planning and organize trainings, etc. preparing number macroeconomic, socio-economic and financial analysis and papers she received an excellent knowledge about Montenegrin and regional development.
Areas of research - quantitative finance, portfolio selection, sustainable development, sustainable finance, sustainable tourism.
Spent almost 7 years working in first think tank in Montenegro as researcher and analyst on many different projects dealing with business administration, macroeconomic, sustainable development, tourism, public administration capacity building, trend analysis, (energy sector, urban planning, financial, health, pension system, education system, investments, business environment, legislation improvement, energy efficiency, etc). I have a very good knowledge of econometrics, statistics, organizing surveys, focus groups, deep interviews, legislation analysis, and desk analysis.
Later on, continued working with international organizations and projects in spatial planning sector, but also in education and public reform area. established and led Centre for Sustainable Development, national scientific research centre, JV of UN and Governmnet of Montenegro.
All those research activities served as bridge between science and policy decisions on different levels and for different partners on national and international level (government of Montenegro, municipalities, Union of Municipalities, social partners, foreign government officials, international institution representatives – World Bank, IFC, EBRD, USAID, UNDP, CHF, EC, etc, domestic and foreign private companies).
Jelena,s research work is connected with practical implementation, and very often ideas developed were financed by different global and national donors (Towards carbon Neutral Tourism, Beautiful Montenegro, Energy retrofitting programme of informal housing etc.).
Wrote number articles and was part of the team of authors of important publications. Currently working on few researches (introduction of the eco certification in Montenegro accommodation sector, sustainable project management, financing protected areas , etc).
Key Research Words/Phrases
portfolio selection, asset allocation, sustainable development, sustainable tourism
United Nations Development Programme3 Oct 2010 → 4 Jan 2016
University of Mediterranean1 Sep 2010 → 30 Oct 2016
European Commission1 Jun 2010 → 31 Dec 2011
International Finance Organization1 Jun 2010 → 1 Jun 2011
World Bank19 May 2009 → 3 Oct 2010
Institute for Strategic Studies and Projections1 Oct 2002 → 19 May 2009