Our trainers

Olga Svoboda

Managing Director Gi Group companies

Serbia, Croatia and Montenegro 

 

 

During these years, Olga has cooperated with a number of national and international companies operating in different industry sectors. She brings renewed enthusiasm and energy and employs her considerable knowledge of human resources, interviewing and recruiting, business management, leadership and talent management to ensure the success of every new project.

 

With the innovative solutions Olga has developed and implemented, the clients received that all important support that they believe has led to achieving their company results.

 

Olga’s training experience spans regionally, from Serbia to Bulgaria, Hungary and Montenegro.  Her portfolio includes companies like Carlsberg, Telenor, Delta M, Philip Morris International, BDF, Ball Packaging, Victoria Group, Droga Kolinska Group, InBev, Pexim, Siemens, Banca Intesa, VIP, Actavis, NovoNordisk, Lafarge, IKEA and many other national and international companies.

 

A comprehensive experience she has gained while studying and working in the USA and Hungary is now a strong tool in working with people and managing diversity. Olga has successfully served as managing director of Consulteam Serbia since 2002.

 

She actively participates in design and delivery of trainings and strategy workshops for middle and senior managers in the areas of change management, goal setting and performance management, innovations and improvement of business and business communication.

 

Marina Delic

Senior HR Consultant

 

Marina is a certified TACK International and TMI trainer. She has been a permanent member of OD&M trainers’ team for over 7 years.
Her fields of expertise are - Influencing skills, Mentoring programs, Trainer and mentors development, Presentational skills, Sales skills and customer service.

In her portfolio, Marina has over 170 performed trainings. Her references for leading and initiating various programs and projects for training people in field of production, sales and support sectors come from companies such as: Actavis, Pharmaswiss, Telenor, JTI Senta, FIAT Automobili, Holcim, Sunoko, Henkel, Tetra Pak, Coca Cola Hellenic...

Besides for conducting trainings, Marina is a senior consultant at OD&M Consulting company (GI Group), and she is accountable for mentoring new Gi Group trainers and designing projects containing many different development activities, in addition to training (for long-term clients of GI Group). She is adapting projects and trainings to specific industries, creating programs for external trainers within her team and she is overall responsible for the quality of projects performed by other consultants.

As a senior consultant, she has experience working with a variety of industries, levels of employee development and use of many tools in the service of achieving the full effect of learning, skill development and application of knowledge in practice.
 

 

Veselin Vasiljkovic

Senior HR Consultant
 
Veselin is successfully utilizing his long experience on different projects for non-governmental organizations locally and abroad in his work with our clients, some of which are NIS, L’Oreal, JTI, Orion Telekom, Heineken, Sanofi Aventis, HP, Johnson & Johnson Pharma, Ball Packaging Europe, Philip Morris International, Glencore, Mk Group, Telenor, Coca- Cola Hellenic, Vojvodjanska banka, Komercijalna banka, Piraeus bank, IBM.
 
Veselin is helping the companies empower their teams through creative workshops and team building activities. 
 
He is developing and delivering tailor made programs in the areas of team work and team building, creative thinking and problem solving as well as people development and diversity management.

His programs are designed to fit small teams or groups of up to 200 attendants. His comprehensive understanding of the program goals and needs of his attendants, in addition to his excellent project management skills and his flexibility, regularly result in high levels of client satisfaction. 

Veselin is a certified Thomas practitioner and TMI trainer for Teamship, Idea Navigator and related programs. He is currently managing the department of Team Building and Event Management in OD&M Consulting Belgrade office.

Ana Delic

Senior HR Consultant

Ana Delić, Bachelor of Economics, is a permanent member of OD&M training team. She has 15 years of work experience in sales management in the telecommunication industry. Ana has extensive experience in an international company in the field of client relationships development as well as sales team leadership. As a manager of different sales teams, Ana was in charge of retail, partnership sales, telesales and web sales, but her specialty is B2B sales.

 

By leading big sales teams, Ana has gained considerable experience in the field of manager, sales and communication employer skills development. Her extensive experience in knowledge transfers, team leadership and achievement of amazing results, combined with outstanding passion for training and development make Ana a trainer who can easily share her knowledge. Ana has worked on leadership and communication topics with teams from SR Technics, Petrohemija and VIP.

 

Ana actively participates in defining organizational, team and personal needs in the field of work development and team leadership, as well as project and training creation and actualization.

 

Ana has participated in sales teams development projects in the field of sales and negotiations in following companies: Heta, Nelt, Telenor, NLB Montenegro, Pfizer, Actavis, Ferring, Allergan.

Eva Velimirovic

Senior trainer & Consultant

 

Eva became a member of the OD&M Consulting team in October 2013. She has an MA in psychology and over twelve years of experience in the area of people development and human capital management. She was at the position of a Human Resource Manager for seven years, starting in a global company Synovate and then proceeding to develop in a local holding company MK Group. For three years after that she has been engaged as a lecturer and an academic staff leader at the London School of Commerce Belgrade, associate of the Cardiff Metropolitan University. She is currently attending PhD studies in Organizational Psychology.

Eva approaches each project with a unique energy and enthusiasm, utilizing her experience in human capital management, operational and leadership areas. Above all, she is oriented towards practical solutions and demonstrates flexibility and openness in her approach to clients as individuals.

So far she has achieved successful cooperation with clients such as Simens, AmCham, Holcim, Idea, Nelt, Pireus Banka, Samsung, Privax, UKTI, Glencore and others.
 

 

Vesselka Tsocheva

Senior trainer & Coach
 
Vesselka is a coach, trainer, consultant and NLP Master practitioner. Her first job was in the people development field back in 1995. Then, she followed a career in consulting, coaching, business development and people management. She has obtained breadth of skills and knowledge in leadership, individual and team coaching, powerful communication and influencing, as well as in the area of sales and key account development. Vesselka has been managing individuals and teams since 2000 and she has been in charge of multiple brands launching in South-East European countries. Vesselka is passionate about supporting senior managers and talents to release their creativity and achieve tangible results.
 
Vesselka holds an MBA Degree from the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration of the Sofia University. She has been trained as NLP Master Practitioner in ITS, London. She is trained as a coach by ITS, London and Erickson College in programs accredited by the International Coach Federation (ICF).
 

The unique blend of Vesselka’s business expertise and her comprehensive education and practice in supporting individuals to grow make her a valuable business partner for client companies.

 

Eldar Banjica

Senior Trainer

 

Eldar Banjica is the CEO of NF Innova, a software solutions company that specializes in creating markets leading Digital Banking products. Eldar’s proficiency is in strategic management, problem solving, organization start and build-up, global business development, communication & negotiation skills and in high-level enterprise business selling.

 

Eldar has graduated from the Technical University of Budapest and has over 20 years of experience in IT, professional services and customer relationship management. One of the highlights of his international career was managing the sales team of 52 people, responsible for Platinum account customers in Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa, for Avaya (one of the Forbes 100 companies, with roots in Lucent Technologies and AT&T). His diverse background of working in both a) major multinational corporations, as a top director and b) startup businesses that went through global expansion – brings the wealth of unique experience to attendees of Eldar’s trainings.

 

Eldar is a certified TACK International trainer. He has developed various programs in the areas of business development, negotiations and key client management for companies including DHL, Adria Media, Telecom, British American Tobacco, Telenor, Delta Generali, Coca Cola HBC and many others.
 

 

Murat Ozbilen

PMP, Senior Partner

 

Murat Ozbilen is Senior Partner within Business Management Consultants (BMC). He is located in Turkey.
With his years of management experience as a Consultant at Andersen Consulting (now Accenture),
Partner at ARGE, and as Country Managing Principal at IBM Consulting Group, Mr. Ozbilen brings clients in-depth, hands-on understanding of business change projects. He has strong experience on developing strategic Project Management systems and culture in FMGC, Banking, Telecom and IT sectors.

For more than 25 years, Mr. Ozbilen has provided consultancy and/or trainings to well-known companies around the world, such as, Burger King , Banca Intesa, Bechtel, CCHBC, CSM, Erste Bank, Glaxo Welcome, Goodyear, InBev - APA, Kraft, JTI, MobiNil, Nestle, SONY, UN World Food Programme, Bank Valeta, Johnson Diversey, Turkcell, Tetra Pak, Sanofi Aventis, Vodafone, etc.

Mr. Ozbilen leads public courses in Project, Program, Change Management, and Senior and Executive Project Management. Since 1996 many executives from companies such as Amazon.com, Andersen Consulting, Bristol-Myers Squibb, HP-Compaq, Carlsberg, Euro Control, Exxon, Falconbridge, Intrasoft, Levis, Manpower, Metro AG, Microsoft, Mobil, Nestle, Philip Morris, RJ Reynolds, Shell and Tetra Pak attend his public courses in Beirut, Belgrade, Brussels, Istanbul and Sofia.

Mr. Ozbilen graduated from Polytechnic University in the US with a BS and MS in Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering and continued trainings in the US, UK and the Netherlands in Operational Audit, Systems Integration, Business Information Systems, and Logistic Strategy.

Mr. Ozbilen was awarded Institute of Industrial Engineer's Mitchell Fein - Outstanding Leadership and Profession Award and Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Honor Society Junior Researcher Award, and a global patent owner on an innovative service industry solution called Interactive Branch Cabinet.

 

Vladimir Borovnica

Certified psychotherapist,
a trainer and a coach

 

A certified psychotherapist from 2005, Vladimir is employed at the KBC Dedinje, Institute of Psychiatry, specializing in psych diagnostics, group and family psychotherapy.

 

He is employing his extensive knowledge and experience in the area of systemic and family therapy,
Gestalt therapy and projective techniques both at the clinic and in the business environment.

The training Vladimir has designed based on these concepts and named »From a position to the goal« has been attended by more than 120 middle and senior managers who then used this experience when introducing major changes in their businesses.

Vladimir is also involved in providing consulting and coaching services for corporate clients who recognized
his approach as a highly efficient one when working on goal setting and problem solving within the team.

 

Ivona Simic

 Senior trainer & Consultant

 

Ivona has graduated from Faculty of Political sciences in Belgrade, Department of International relations. For the last 15 years she has been practicing methodology of adult learning. Ivona is a certified trainer of International Business Coaching Academy, specializing in HR management.

Ivona has worked in many international companies and consultancy agencies as a training coordinator, staff developer and HR manager, gaining extensive experience in training people and working on their career plan development, delivering numerous ‘soft skill’ trainings.

As a human resources manager in a multinational company employing more than 100.000 people, Ivona established the HR department with all its functions, including training need analysis, annual plan of trainings, employee selection and reward system, employee integration plan.

For 4 years Ivona worked as Development Advisor for Booz Allen Hamilton. This includes mentoring their staff management, soft skills trainings.

At the moment, Ivona is a business partner in our biggest group of creative and media agencies, McCann Serbia.

Ivona joined OD&M team in 2010. Her portfolio includes consultancy companies like Development Alternatives Inc., Urban Institute US, KFW, ProCredit bank, Komercijalna banka, Zdravlje Leskovac, Telenor , Erste bank, Idea, Jasmin, Trizma, ZIS, Loreal.
 

 

Nelica Bogunovic

Senior HR Consultant

 

Nelica has joined us in November 2008 and currently holds the position of Senior HR Consultant. Prior to this, she held a position of Human Capital Consultant at PricewaterhouseCoopers Belgrade for one and a half years. At the time she was involved in organizing and conducting in-house recruitment, including mass recruitment projects.

Today Nelica has the expertise in:

- Managing recruitment and selection projects for executive and middle-level managerial positions,
as well as senior and junior positions in various industries
- Managing outplacement projects
- Managing 360 Panoramic Feedback projects
- Designing and conducting assessment and development projects
- Assisting clients in defining competencies to be assessed and selecting assessment tools
(psychological tests and exercises)
- Providing individual coaching feedback sessions
- Delivering Thomas International Certification training

Nelica holds a degree in Psychology from the University of Belgrade. She is trained in conducting structured psychological interviews, administering psychological tests, performing psychological assessment and profiling candidates. She is a certified trainer for Thomas International tools and a holder of Advanced Certificate in Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy.

Referent clients: Actavis, Apatinska brewery, Atlantic Group, Ball Packaging, Carmeuse, CCHBC, Chep, Delta Generali, Droga Kolinska, Ericsson, Falke, FAS, Heineken, Henkel, Holcim, Ikea, Inditex, Leoni, Novo Nordisk, NIS, PepsiCo, Philip Morris International, Siemens, Sitel, Sony, Telenor.
 

 

Milan Cabric

Organizational Development Consultant,
Training Expert and Coach

 

Milan has over 7 years of experience working in the field of human resources in the international companies. Milan held alone, or as part of the team of trainers, number of trainings in the field of Communication, Presentation, Human Resources, Organizational development, Leadership and Teamship Development,
for middle and higher management. More than 500 participants passed his trainings until now.

Some of Milan’s clients are: Telenor, Avon, Zepter, Merkur, S.E., MK Group, Syngenta, Bosna lijek, Nestle Adriatic, and many others.

Milan is a NLP certified trainer with more than 5 years of using NLP techniques and methodologies in the training and development programs and in the individual and group coaching.

As a consultant for organizational development he is an advanced user of Human Synergistic – individual, team and organizational tools and instruments for development of team, organization, organizational culture and personal leadership. Milan’s passion lies in a group dynamics and setting Organizational Culture and Values.
 

 

Jelena Petrov Jelenkovic

Master Coach, Trainer & HR Consultant


Jelena is a psychologist and one of the pioneer in the coaching profession in Serbia. Since 2009. she holds the European licenses for coaching - Master Management Executive Coach and Master HR Consultant given by European Coaching Association (ECA).

Jelena started her career as a Human Capital Manager in company for financial consulting. Later, working for HR consulting and training company "ProConsulting". Since 2008. she acts as an independent consultant primarily in management coaching.

She is one of the most experienced coaches on the market with more than 2.000 hours of paid coaching practice. In that field she has been working on the developmental projects for companies SIM d.o.o., Textil d.o.o., Delta Sport Grupa, Autogarant Čačak, Mega d.o.o. Among her coaching clients were managers from international companies Adria Media, Bayer, Pernod Ricard, Actavis, McCann Group, J sport consulting, etc. and numerous clients with whom she is working in her private practice.

Jelena is also a certified NLP Master Practitioner, Wingwave Coach and “Identity Compass” consultant who applies transactional analysis, NLP and „Principi zivota” concepts, tools and methodology to help her clients
to be better leaders, stronger organizations, and empowered individuals. Jelena was also trainer for coaching and supervisor for ECA at Coaching Academy 2010, and she is a regular OD&M Consulting associate.

With deep understanding and interest in human behavior and motivation, her favorite topic is coaching (coaching skills, personal coaching, group coaching, competency based coaching, life coaching, training for coaching, etc.). The whole range of her expertise includes also topics of communication, personal development, people management and development, feedback, leadership, achieving personal and professional goals.
 

Viktor Haimov

Senior Human Resources Consultant, Trainer and Coach

 

Victor is a Senior Human Resources Consultant, Trainer and Coach. He has over 18 years of experience in designing, developing and delivering great client-centered solutions. Besides being a Certified Coach and NLP Practitioner, he is also certified in Applied Neuroscience as well as in “Immunity to Change” methodology. He has a Degree in Business Administration, followed by studies in Social Psychology and Education. He is passionate about learning, getting to know himself and other people, and partnering with individuals and organizations along their development journey.

 

As an individual, he is very result-oriented, emotionally aware and willing to learn. That combination makes him a reliable navigator of learning in the corporate setting. Speaking 7 languages, Victor feels at home in multi-cultural contexts. He gets a lot of inspiration from travelling, dancing, cooking and hiking in nature.

 

He is the founder of the consulting company B on course.

 

Marija Šulajkovski

Senior HR Consultant

 

Marija has joined us in March 2008 and currently holds the position of Senior HR Consultant. Prior to this, she held a position of HR Generalist at PricewaterhouseCoopers Belgrade for two years. At the time she was involved in organizing and conducting in-house recruitment and selection projects, coordinating learning & development activities and delivering the induction training for new employees.

 

Today Marija has the expertise in:
- Using Thomas International assessment tools
- Managing Assessment and Development Centre projects
- Conducting 360-degrees Feedback surveys
- Providing individual coaching feedback sessions on assessment results
- Designing and administering Employee Satisfaction Surveys
- Managing recruitment and selection projects for executive and middle-level positions
- Deliver training on how to prepare and carry out a proactive job search for Outplacement clients
- Delivering Thomas International Certification training

 

Marija holds a degree in Psychology from the University of Belgrade. She is trained in conducting structured psychological interviews, administering psychological tests, performing psychological assessment and profiling of candidates. She is a certified trainer for Thomas International tools and in the process of getting accredited as a professional coach.

 

Referent clients: Actavis, Apatinska pivara, AXA Osiguranje, Ball Packaging, Carmeuse, Credit Agricole, Ericsson, FIAT, Havi Logistics, Inditex, Johnson Controls Magneti Marelli, Johnson Electric, JTI, NIS, PepsiCo, Pfizer, Philip Morris International, Samsung, Sanofi Aventis, Swarovski, Telenor, Tetra Pak, UNIQA, Wrigley.

Aleksandar Djeric

Aleksandar Djeric is an experienced manager, consultant and trainer with more than 20 years of experience in launching, developing and managing programs, projects and strategies in business, nonprofit and creative sector. So far he has successfully developed, strategically and operationally managed 300 extended projects, and he lead teams from 3 up to 80 people. His main two professional streams today are project management in finance economy and in human resources development. Aleksandar’s focus is small and micro business in creative economy.

His professional interest is creativity, knowledge and innovation based management. During his diverse career he has implemented projects for UNESCO, EU Commission, Swiss Agency for International Cooperation and Development, Dutch Government as well as many other relevant international clients. He was granted by the French government study program in Creative Cities Management System Research in urban design, public policies and urban economy. His successful projects in creative economy and digital media were presented in British Universities – Cambridge and Greenwich. He was praised for the second best project idea at the world conference on creative clusters in Brighton, UK, 2004. He produced many events, including festivals, productions and editions.

Aleksandar is the founder and initiator of several collaborative platforms, one of which is SETLab – an interactive digital media program, now based in London. He is one of the best experts in South Europe in creative economy, author of many articles on that subject and editor of three books on creative industries and knowledge economy and innovation.

Besides his extensive experience as a trainer, he is excellent manager - he has also developed several human resources development programs in creative sector and creative production. He was praised and placed into a reputable United Nations Report on a subject of creative world economy for 2012/2013 along with his innovative program Dositheus - creative entrepreneurship enhancing courses in Western Balkans.

Aleksandar graduated Philosophy (MPhil) and Economics (MBE) and his professional knowledge includes more than one expertise: corporate finance, budgeting, marketing, as well as operative, strategic and project management. He is also certified as ProNEt business trainer. Aleksandar is passionate about mushrooms and he is an owner of a small plum brandy distillery and organic food small brand.

He is a founder and owner of Mad Marx® programs, brand and foundation, including Virtual institute for creative economy
 

Marko Stojanovic

 

A university lecturer, famous Serbian actor and mime artist, former Marcel Marceau student and now the president of World Mime Organization. With his remarkable experience in acting, creative marketing communications and lecturing, Marko is now delivering successful trainings in development and improvement of communication skills and public media skills.

Marko has mentored several presidential and mayoral candidates in Serbia, Republic of Srpska and Montenegro as well as managers at all levels for organizations like SGS, Orakl, Gorenje, Yugoslavian and Serbian chamber of commerce, Impol Seval, Metalac, Medicines and Medical Devices Agency of Serbia, Pragma, Senat, Profajl and many others.

Marko has held leadership positions in marketing and communications for more than 16 years now. He was a professor and head of Drama Department at the Academy of Fine Arts in Belgrade. He is fluent in English and French.

Marko is a founder of the World Mime Organization and founder of public speaking blog named Javni nastup and a president of National Curling Association of Serbia.
 

 

Mladen Vasic

 

Mladen is an experienced executive director and a consultant with 15 years of international work experience acquired in some of the biggest global companies such as NIS Gazprom Neft, Knauf Insulation, Tetra Pak and British American Tobacco SEE.


Working at the highest management positions in various industries (Marketing Director, NIS Gazprom Neft; Marketing Director for South Balkans, Knauf Insulation) Mladen has succesfully led teams of directors of separate marketing sectors, with overall marketing team of over 40 people. During his careeer, Mladen has succesfully implemented complex projects for business development, launching and building brands of South-east Europe, Central Europe and Central Asia market, with significant results.


Mladen has a Masters degree in Business Economy of Faculty of Economics in Niš. During his work he proceeded with trainings and improvements through many business specializations in London, New York, Ilinoiss. He is a certified user of MBTI personality assasment tool (American Managers Asoccitation) . He has an active role in defining organizational, team and personal needs in the feild of business improvement and team leadership, as well as in creating and implementing specific projects and trainings.

Gordana Radmanovic

Gordana has over 20 years of people development experience demonstrated in 11 culturally different countries worldwide. As an HR Specialist and/or Trainer, she has provided her services to different industries including pharmaceutics, education, banking, hotels, oil, steel industry and telemarketing, (Volksbank, Laiki Bank, Komercijalna Banka, British American Tobacco, JTI, AIESEC, Belgrade Faculty of Sociology , Boehringer Ingelheim, Bausch&Lomb, Zelezara Smederevo (ex United Ustates Steel Plant in Serbia), Tetra Pak, Halliburton Baroid, Mondiale Marketing, Falkensteiner hotels, Hyatt International Hotels, Thomas Klein Intl).

Gordana is an innovative, energetic and team focused professional, with extensive international experience in the areas of General and Human Resources Management including budgeting, business development, design, delivery and evaluation of L&D solutions.

 

She possesses notable expertise in cost and productivity controlling, setting standards, analysis and performance evaluation. As a person, Gordana is a strong communicator with proven ability to quickly build lasting relationship with people and inspire a positive attitude to work, create an environment that engages high performing individuals to deliver genuine customer service and achieve people and profit objectives. She is passionate about her work and fully believes in the ability of people to change and improve.

 

Sociologist by vocation, Gordana is also Certified Ken Blanchard Situational Leadership Trainer, Certified Achieve Global Trainer for Leadership, Selling Techniques and Customer Relations, Certified Human Synergistics International Consultant, Erickson Coaching International practitioner Module 1 and Xyleme Learning Content Management System User.

Zeljka Bojovic

Željka has 15 years of experience in working with worlds bigest corporations as sales, sales manager and managing a commercial segment of business for 7 countries in the region.


By working on different sales positions, Željka gained a vast experience in managing key customers and business development through the design and implementation of strategic projects and optimization of the process. As a regional commercial leader in the business segment, she achieved a deep understanding of the trends and dynamics of the SEE region market and the development of successful commercial strategies in line with market specifics.


Željka is dedicated to achieving successful business results through the development of team members by goal setting, strategic business planning and negotiation, as well as advanced communication and managerial skills. As a long-time trainer and mentor, she has developed individuals and sales teams in her parent corporations, as well as with regional partner distributors.


Zeljka is NLP Master and as mentor volunteer she supports personal and professional development of individuals in several world and local associations.

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