Dragana Mitrović, full time professor at the University of Belgrade, Faculty of Political Sciences is a leading Serbian expert for economy, politics and security of modern China and the Far East. She is the founder and director of the Centre for Asian and Far Eastern Studies at the FPS. Prof. Mitrovic has a full university career from a assistant position to the current one and one term in Foreign Service at the Embassy of the FR Yugoslavia in Beijing, she was Counsellor for Political Affairs (2001, 2002) and at the Embassy of Serbia and Montenegro Minister Counsellor for Economic and Political Affairs (2003, 2004). Professor Mitrovic teaches Political Economy, International Political Economy, and Political Economy of the PR China, Geopolitics and Geoenomics. She is the head of the Regional Asian Studies master course. Prof. Mitrović is the author of three books and more than forty papers. From 2008 Professor Mitrovic is a member of the Board of Economic Science of the Serbian Academy of Arts and Sciences.