Slobodanka Lazarev is a consultant geologist and CTO in Jantar grupa Ltd and CEO in Mineral grupa Ltd. She graduated as a Geology Engineer (Master of Science degree in Geology) from the University of Belgrade, Faculty of Mining and Geology in 2008. In 2009 she started her career working as a geologist in Jantar grupa. After she passed the professional exam for Graduate Geological Engineer - Mineral Deposits Exploration in 2011, she worked as a Project Geologist until 2016 when she became CTO in the same company and in 2017, CEO in Mineral grupa.
During the last 10 years she has been dealing with exploration of various types of mineral deposits in Serbia and the region, calculations of reserves, projects investments and assessments. In recent years, she has been paying special attention to base and precious metal deposits (Pb-Zn ,Cu, Au, Ni) and coal deposits, providing consultancy services for many foreign and local exploration and mining companies. She is the author or co-author of numerous Exploration Designs, Reports on Exploration Results, Mineral Resources and Ore Reserves, various studies and scientific papers. In the same time she has participated at seminars and congresses in the field of geology, mining and environmental protection. Besides lectures, courses and seminars concerning her professional field, she has also attended educational programs for entrepreneurs such as Leader project. She is a Professional Geologist and practicing member registered with the European Federation of Geologist.