Veljko Sikirica

European Bank for Reconstruction and Development

Associate Director, Procurement Policy Advisor
Procurement Policy Department

Veljko is responsible for EBRD client’s procurement assessment and capacity building,  policy dialogue and policy review, training of trainers, outreach to private sector, EBRD staff capacity building, Nuclear Safety projects procurement guidance and review, as well as,  for procurement for sustainable development, independent procurement reviews and internal audit reports. He is responsible for all EBRD procurement related learning programmes in the Bank, as well as, externally with the clients. He teaches at the International Master in Public Procurement Management, University of Rome Tor Vergata and is a member of the Executive Committee.

Before joining EBRD in 2008, he worked in the Inter-American Development Bank from 1984, as team leader, procurement and engineering expert for energy and infrastructure projects, including work in the field (Bahamas and most of LA and Caribbean countries) responsible for project execution. Responsibilities in procurement included a wide range of tasks from conducting and reviewing procurement processes, documentation, audits, training and institutional capacity assessment and building, supervision, systems development and advisory services, to complaints review and resolution.

Prior to 1984, he worked in EXIM Bank of Yugoslavia. Veljko holds a Graduate degree in Electrical and Mechanical Engineering from “Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico” and a Master degree in Finance from the University of Maryland, USA. He has accumulated more than twenty years of teaching experience as a practitioner.

Department of Economics and Finance
University of Rome "Tor Vergata"
Via Columbia 2, 00133 Roma

Prof. Gustavo Piga

Executive Director
Prof. Annalisa Castelli

Distance Learning Coordinator
Prof. Andrea Appolloni

Cristina Cerri / Simona Rippo

Phone: +39 06 7259 5942
Fax: +39 06 2020 500

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