Zoran Đorđević is Minister of Defence in the Government of Republic of Serbia. From 2012-2016, he was State Secretary in the Ministry of Defence. He is the President of the Gender Equality Council of the Government of Serbia and the National Armaments Director. He holds master degree in Economics – Expertise: International Banking and Finance, a joint program in English language of the Panteion University of Social and Political Sciences, Athens, Greece and the Faculty of International Economics, Belgrade. Graduated from the School of National Defence – Advanced Security and Defence Studies and enrolled as a doctoral student in the field of Economics, with orientation to Financial Control, Management, Reporting and Auditing, at the University Business Academy, Novi Sad. He gained his professional experience at managerial positions in the areas of financial and executive management in renowned national and international companies. He is closely focused on International Finance and Banking, Financial Control and Management, Financial Reporting and Auditing. He has published several papers in leading national and international scientific and professional journals in economics and finance. He has received many reputable professional certificates, and, among other awards, the “Mihailo Petrovic-Alas” award in the field of Mathematics. He is a member of the Association of Mensa Serbia. Speaks English and Russian.