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Marijanti Babić

Country Head Serbia, Rio Tinto

Marijanti Babić is the Country Head for Serbia as of March 1, 2023. In this role she is accountable for all external facing engagements of Rio Tinto in country (not only external affairs, but also academia, NGO / CSO, media communications, communication with local community, international donors, etc). She joined the Jadar Project in 2019 and was the Senior legal counsel for Borates and Lithium before being promoted to Country Head. As part of her previous role she has had exposure in various segments of RT Minerals business (RBM in South Africa, CDK in France, Boron and Wilmington in the US and Rincon in Argentina). Ms Babić gained her university degree in Law in Macedonia and soon afterwards moved to Serbia. Her professional career started at the end of 2006 when she joined reputable law office Prica & Partners, starting from scratch. During her engagement there she gained vast experience, passed her bar exam and progressed to Junior Partner. She was invited to join Big 4 company EY in June 2015 and there had the responsibility to set up the EY Law team and for business development in Serbia, Montenegro and Bosnia.