SPEAKERS

John Jovanovic
Deputy Vice President, Managing Director
Western Balkans & Aegean


John Jovanovic serves as Deputy Vice President and Managing Director leading the regional office for the Western Balkans & Aegean at the U.S. International Development Finance Corporation (DFC). Prior to his time in federal service, John was an Investment Director at Mercuria Energy Group Ltd., a privately held international commodity trading company active across markets globally. He also served as a member of the Board of Directors of Pin Oak Holdings, a partnership dedicated to the acquisition, development, and operations of midstream and downstream energy and logistics assets in the U.S. Gulf Coast.
Prior to joining DFC, John was a member of the EastWest Institute’s Board of Councilors. In this role, he helped lead the Balkan Dialogues initiative which convenes thought leaders from the public and private sectors to address political and economic issues facing the Western Balkans.
John serves as a Senior Advisor to Concordia, a global organization that facilitates public-private partnerships and convenes the largest private sector summit in conjunction with the United Nations General Assembly. John is also a member of the Milken Institute Young Leaders Circle and the McCain Institute’s Next Generation Leaders Advisory Council.
John received an MBA in Finance and Management from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School and a BA in Politics from Princeton University.