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Vanja Cicmil

Board Member | Reusable Bags Project Manager


Vanja is a product manager in a leading engineering company. She has also been working as a retail manager and CEO assistant. She is currently a few exams apart from getting a diploma in English language and literature at University of Montenegro, and has strong interest in translation and interpreting. She is a nature lover and believes we all have responsibility to contribute to making our natural environment a cleaner, healthier place.


Olga Sanina

Board Member  | Single Use Plastics Legislation Project Manager

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Olga’s working experience covers 7,5 years in the sphere of environmental protection in such economy sectors like industrial construction, coal industry, electricity generation and distribution. She has a Master in ecology and environmental protection, has successful experience in establishing, implementing and improving environmental management systems (EMS) in accordance with international standard ISO 14001. Besides, she is certificated lead auditor of EMS, and have conducted more than 50 audits of environmental management systems. She also has knowledge in sustainable development and worked as CSR senior specialist in DTEK – the biggest private energy company in Ukraine. Olga has a strong passion for environmental protection and wants to work towards a Montenegro without waste.



Alexandra Aubertin

Board Member | Founder

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Alexa has over 17 years’ experience as Certified PMI ® project manager and consultant with a multinational company (IBM), working internationally in the field of IT outsourcing, offshoring and managing organizational change. Involved since 2009 with environmental, waste management and sustainable project development and initiatives in The Netherlands, Cambodia and Kenya, she beholds a Master’s Degree in Environment and Resources Management from the Vrij Universiteit in Amsterdam. Alexa is also volunteer at Greenpeace Nederland.


Tanja Rakocevic

Environmental Specialist

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Tanja grew up in Germany but has her roots in the Balkans. After finishing her degree in Environmental and Sustainability Studies she decided to move to Montenegro tackle the waste management issue here. Now she’s working for the Environmental Protection Agency in Podgorica and volunteers for ZWMNE. She is passionate about everything regarding the environment and sustainability but also loves learning about new cultures and languages. She speaks Serbian/Montenegrin, German, English, Spanish and Catalan.


Loie Favre

Social Media Specialist

l.favre@zerowastemontenegro.me | LinkedIn

Loie is from Canada but has lived 8 years in Berlin, Germany. She has now relocated to Montenegro as translation project manager for an International company. She had never seen so much litter in such beautiful environment, so immediately decided to volunteer for ZMWNE. Loie is an editor and translator that helps ZWMNE with its online presence. She speaks English, French and German fluently.


Scott Perry

Executive Director

s.perry@zerowastemontenegro.me | LinkedIn

Over 30 years exposure to heavy industry and minerals processing, the last 12 years working internationally in developing countries. He is passionate about nature and outdoor activities which led him to his desire to actively protect the natural beauty of Montenegro.