Minister of Education, Montenegro
Damir Sehovic was born on 22 June 1981, in Berane. He finished primary and secondary school in Plav. He studied finance and graduated with distinction from the Faculty of Economics, University of Montenegro, in 2004.
He earned an MA from the Faculty of Economics in Belgrade in 2007, with the master’s thesis Capital Management in Banks in the Modern Market Economy. He earned his PhD from the Faculty of Banking, Insurance and Finance, Belgrade Banking Academy, in 2015, with the doctoral thesis Coordination of Monetary and Fiscal Policy in Modern Market Economies.
During his studies, he received numerous academic awards and scholarships, including the Award to the Best Student in the Generation from the Faculty of Economics, and the prestigious “10 to 10” scholarship from the Atlasmont Bank, granted to the best students in Montenegro.
He is the author of many research papers in the fields of finance and macroeconomics, and he regularly attends conferences and professional seminars.
In 2005, he joined the Faculty of Economics as a lecturer of monetary economics, banking management, fiscal economics and comparative tax law. He teaches banking and fiscal economics to management students at the Faculty of Economics.
From March 2008 to May 2009, he worked as the Secretary of the Ministry of Finance.
From May 2009 to October 2016, he served two terms as an elected member of the Parliament of Montenegro.
In January 2016, he was elected the Vice President of the Party at the first Congress of Montenegrin Social Democrats.
In November 2016, he was appointed to the post of the Minister of Education.
He speaks English. He is married and has two children.