|Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Public Administration and Local Self-Government, Serbia
|Panel Discussion - Public Administration Reform as key for the EU enlargement process
Мrs Udovicki was born in Bolivia in 1961. She graduated from the Faculty of Economics, University of Belgrade and she holds an M. Phil. (1988) and Ph.D. (1999) in Economics from Yale University.
During the period from 1993 to 2001 she worked at the IMF on the problems of Mozambique and Zimbabwe monetary sector, and after that as the major economist for the Bosnia and Herzegovina programme, as well as the programme with Yugoslavia.
In Septembar 2001 she was appointed as a special advisor to the minister of Finance of the Republic of Serbia. At the very end of that year she was elected a member of the Commission for Public Entreprise Restructuring.
Mrs Udovicki was named the minister of Energetics in the Government of PM Zoran Djindjic in 2002, and she became Governor of the National Bank of Serbia the following year as the first woman in that position in the entire history of the Serbian national bank – the position she held until February, 2004.
During the last couple of years, she was in charge of CEVES (Center for Advanced Economics Studies) which she herself established, as well. She was an Assistant Secretary-General of the United Nations, Assistant Administrator of the UNDP and Director of the Regional Bureau of UNDP for Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States (RBEC) from 2007 to 2012.
She is married with three children.