Born in 1980 in Zrenjanin, he finished his basic studies in 2004, earned his MSc in 2009 and his Ph.D. title in 2013 at the Faculty of Economics, University of Belgrade. His basic fields of interest and research are local and regional economic development, urban economics, energy economics, creative economy.
During the period of 2004 – 2009, he worked in the banking sector (ProCredit Bank Serbia, 2004-2006; Volksbank Serbia, 2006-2009). Since March 2009 he is employed at the Faculty of Economics, University of Belgrade (today as associate professor), Department for Economic Policy and Development.
Recently, he was engaged in several projects for improving the local business environment in the municipalities of Serbia (Standing Conference of Cities and Municipalities, SIEPA, NALED, etc.). He is a member of the Working group of the Ministry of the Economy Republic of Serbia for making the National Plan for Regional Development.