He graduated from Faculty of Economics in 2001. As a scholar of the Shell Centenary Scholarship Fund, he received his master’s degree in management at the University of Cambridge (Judge Business School) in the United Kingdom. In 2007 he received his PhD degree at the Faculty of Economics in Belgrade. As a Fulbright Foundation scholar, in 2009 he completed postdoctoral research studies in the field of financial management at the University of Chicago (Booth Business School). He is a CFA charterholder.
Currently, he is a Full Professor at the Faculty of Economics in Belgrade, teaching Strategic Management and Project Management at Undergraduate Studies, followed by Business Strategy and Business Analysis and Business Plan at Postgraduate Studies. Mr. Lončar is also teaching Methodology of Scientific Research at PhD studies. He has been holding a position of the Vice-Dean at the Faculty of Economics since 2012.
Author or co-author of a number of scientific and professional papers (with a number of published works on the SSCI list), as well as a significant number of press releases at international and domestic scientific conferences. Mr. Lončar is also a co-author of Textbooks: Management and Strategy and Project Management. His main areas of interest encompass strategic management, corporate finance and antitrust compliance.
Mr. Lončar is also a member of several academic and professional bodies in the country and abroad (Serbian Association of Economists, Serbian Association of Investment Professionals, US Academy of Management, CFA Institute, European Association of Competition Economists, Cambridge Alumni, Fulbright Alumni, etc).
He worked as a consultant on a number of projects for both domestic and foreign companies (NIS, OMV, Lafarge, VIP, Knjaz Miloš, Nectar, KWS, Coca Cola, Roche, Frikom, JTI, Keprom, Philip Morris, DHL, Carnex etc) and institutions (World Bank, EBRD, GIZ, ACDI / VOCA …). He is also a member of Metalac Supervisory Board, Adikko bank Serbia Supervisory board, and Wiener Städtische Serbia revision committee.