Tomislav Novovic is a senior consultant, with twenty years of professional experience in reform of public administration, decentralization, local and regional development, development planning and local competitiveness improving, working primarily with international development organizations (UNDP, UNICEF, FAO, EC, UN/Women, etc.). He is an expert for monitoring and evaluation with extensive professional experience in evaluating national strategies and policies and project and program evaluations in Serbia, Montenegro, Ukraine, Macedonia, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, the Philippines and other countries. Tomislav Novovic worked as a strategic planning expert in Serbia, Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina. Some of his key references include preparation of the Investment Strategy for Zapadno-backi (West Backa) District, municipalities Odzaci and Kula; in Montenegro he was in charge of the preparation of the Action Plan for the Regional Development Strategy and investment strategies for municipalities Ulcinj, Bar, Kolasin and Zabljak. In Bosnia and Herzegovina, he participated in the preparation of the Development Strategy for Cross-Border Regions Foca and Pluzine.

• Developing methodologies and implementing evaluations
• Developing monitoring matrices for projects and programs
• Monitoring and evaluation of projects and policies
• Preparing analysis reports
• Various forms of policy analysis
• Developing programs for education and training, primarily for public servants
• Various forms of advocacy activities
• Project cycle management
• Developing risk analysis framework

• Monitoring and evaluation of public policies, programs and projects
• Public policies, with particular focus on decentralization and public administration reform
• Local self-government and local economic development
• Employment at local level, labor market analysis
• Strategic planning
• Organizational development
• Capacity building for public servants, including capacity evaluation, developing training programs, implementing training
• Socio-economic development, with particular focus on growth and inequality from a regional and structural perspective
• Gender equality, with particular focus on economic gender inequality and access to social rights
• Labor market analysis
• Social economy and entrepreneurship

Strategija investicija za Severnobački okrug –
Ukraine: Local Governance and Decentralization Assessment
FRY Macedonia: Local Governance and Decentralization Assessment
Tajikistan” Local Governance and Decentralization Assessment
“Report on the assessment of capacities for budgeting at the local level in Montenegro”, April- June 2011
“Kosovo Decentralization Experience from the Region”
 “National Legal Framework for local governments international action”, UN-Habitat- Seville
“Municipal Training Centre in Serbia- strategy/ policy paper (part of the broader study on training institutions in SEE)
 “Capacity Assessment of Municipalities in North Montenegro for the absorption of EC IPA funds” (available at: