Jovana Marović holds a PhD from the Faculty of Political Sciences in Belgrade. She has been working as a research coordinator at Institute Alternative, a Podgorica-based think tank, since 2010. She worked as a Counsellor for European Integration at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Municipality of Budva from 2004 to 2009. Jovana has successfully completed several specialized diplomatic programs, including the Diplomatic Academy organized by MFA and the Faculty of Law, University of Montenegro. Since March 2012 she has been a member of the working group for Chapter 23 – Judiciary and Fundamental Rights, in preparation Montenegro’s EU accession.