Professor Zoran Cekic

Project Management Expert / Consultant / Professor

Professor Zoran is a former State Secretary at Ministry for National Investment Plan (Budget – 2,6 billion €) and manager for national infrastructure programs co-funded by EIB, EBRD, WB & China EXIM Bank. 

He has significant HEI leadership & management experience as the Dean of Engineering, University Rector, member of Danube Rectors Conference – DRC (70 Universities, 1.1 million students) and Global Engineering Deans Council – GEDC. 

Zoran is Chartered Builder (MCIOB), Certified Project Manager (MAPM, London Branch) and Chartered Surveyor (MRICS and assessor for SEE) with professional background in QS and Project Finance & Management (BSc, MSc and PhD).

Zoran is a professor of project management and smart cities and infrastructure at University Singidunum and University of Donja Gorica. 

He is a visiting professor at the following universities:

  • South Ural State University, Russian Federation
  • University of Novi Sad
  • University of Montenegro

As an Advisor for RE/MAX (USA) he has substantial experience in successful development, management and operation of public and private projects. 

As the CEO of SMC – Smart Monitoring and Construction, Zoran has delivered project management consulting for residential, luxury hospitality and infrastructure projects.

SMC is a partner of:

  • Artelia Italy (Artelia Group) for luxury hospitality.
  • Artelia AVT France (Artelia Group) for transport and smart infrastructure and urban mobility projects.
  • SRBG China for highway and bridge projects and FSD – Full Scale Dynamics UK for zero embodied Carbon and vibration serviceability projects.