UK-Montenegro Trade & Investment Forum

On 26th October 2017, HE Milutin Simović led a delegation to London for the UK-Montenegro Trade & Investment Forum. This invitation-only event profiled the Montenegrin economy, providing a unique opportunity for delegates to engage with ministers and senior government officials

DMA would like to extend our sincere thanks to our sponsors BDK Advokati, Porto Montenegro and Henley & Partners.



0800-0900: Registration & Refreshments

0900-0920: Welcome
•    Atam Sandhu, Chief Executive, DMA
•    HMA Alison Kemp, British Ambassador to Montenegro

0920-0940: Keynote Address
•    John Grogan MP
•    HE Milutin Simović, Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Policy and Financial System and Minister of Agriculture and Rural Develop

0940-1100: Session 1 –Economic Overview
Chair: HMA Alison Kemp, British Ambassador to Montenegro
•    Bojana Bosković, Assistant Minister for Financial System and Improving the Business Environment, Ministry of Finance 
•    Stanko Zloković, Vice President, Chamber of Economy Montenegro
•    Luka Popović, Partner, BDK Advokati
•    Vomic Shah, Regional Head of International Business Development, UK Export Finance
•    Dominique Bolli, Head of Government Advisory, Henley & Partners
Q&A Session
1100-1110: Spotlight Address
•    Vesna Sokolovska and Zeljko Cabarkapa, British Montenegrin Chamber of Commerce

1110-1140: Refreshments Break

1140-1245: Session 2 – Investing in Infrastructure & Energy
Chair: Sir Henry Bellingham MP, non-Executive Director, DMA
•    Hon Dragica Sekulić, Minister of Economy
•    Radosav Babic, General Director for Transformation and Investments
Q&A Session

1245-1400: Networking Lunch

1400-1420: Spotlight Address
•    Pierre Heilbronn, Vice President, EBRD

1420-1530: Session 3–  Investing in Tourism & Key Sectors
Chair: Roger Martin, Director, DMA
•    Hon Pavle Radulović, Minister of Sustainable Development and Tourism 
•    Craig Chiddenton, Chief Financial Officer, Porto Montenegro
•    Private Sector Representative
Q&A Session

1530-1540: Closing Remarks
•    Atam Sandhu, Chief Executive, DMA
•    HE Borislav Banović, Ambassador of Montenegro to the United Kingdom 

1540-1700: Gala Drinks Reception - sponsored by Porto Montenegro