Tatjana graduated at the Faculty of Civil Engineering in Belgrade – Department of Structures, after which she began her professional career at VMS doo Belgrade; first as Design Associate and later as Main Structural Designer, she participated in the design of various concrete and steel structures for residential and commercial buildings, industrial and sport halls.
From 2002 to 2007, first as the Senior Expert Associate at the Secretariat for Public Utilities and Housing, Tanja managed investment projects of construction, reconstruction and revitalization of protected buildings and Public Utility Enterprises, and afterwards as the Head of the Preparation and Design Department in the Investment Management Authority, she led the complete preparation of various investment projects in the City of Belgrade. Starting from planning, scheduling and budgeting, through urban planning and design, to construction permits, conducting public procurement for services and works, and preparing contracts, Tanja managed a number of reconstruction and construction projects for schools, cultural facilities, health centers, parks, as well as the most significant Program at the time for the construction of 2,000 non-profit dwellings (cca 235,000 m2) and 1,200 welfare housing (cca 65,000 m2).
She continued her career at Delta Real Estate d.o.o. where during the 11 years as the Project Coordinator in the Project Development Sector, and as the Leading Project Manager in the Design and Construction Sector, she gained extensive experience in real estate development, project preparation and implementation. She participated either as coordinator or project manager on major projects such as shopping malls Delta Planet in Belgrade 175,000m2, Nis (GBA 40,000m2), Banja Luka (GBA 64,000m2), distributive centre in Stara Pazova – Phase I (20,600m2) and Phase II (16,500m2), Carrefour (14,000m2) and Bauhaus (20,000m2), Hotel and Business Complex in New Belgrade (60,000m2). In her work, she has collaborated with many domestic and foreign consulting and design companies, tenants, end users of buildings and government bodies and institutions.
She led the process of establishing and implementing the ISO 9001: 2008 quality standards for real estate development at Delta Real Estate and obtained internal auditor certification, LEED GA certification in the field of sustainable construction and completed LEED AP B&C training.
Tanja joined JAI Development & Consulting team in late 2018 as one of the members of the management team in charge of project management and coordination.