Milena Dragićević Šešić is currently the Head of UNESCO’s chair in Interculturalism, Art Management and Mediation. She is also working as Professor of Cultural Policy & Cultural Management; Cultural Studies and Media Studies. She was the former President of the University of Arts in Belgrade and member of the National Council for Science. In 1990, she received a PhD degree in Literature and Communication. She was a Board member of the European Diploma in Cultural Project Management; Board member of ENCATC and ELIA; adviser to the Minister of Culture of the Republic of Serbia and worked for the French Ministry of Education. She provides guest lectures at universities and published 17 books and more than 150 essays. Additionally, she is expert in cultural policy and management for, among others, UNESCO and the Council of Europe. She also realised and developed more than 50 projects in cultural policy and management (for example in India and Cambodia).