President Serbian National Association of Mediators
Blažo Nedić, Blažo Nedić is internationally accredited independent mediator, trainer, consultant and attorney based in Belgrade, with over 25 years of practice in Serbia, Europe, and the USA. He is the President of the Serbian National Association of Mediators (NUMS) and one of the World Bank’s 30 Regional Mediators, where he serves as a mediator, facilitator and conflict competency trainer for the World Bank Europe and Central Asia regions.
As a mediator he is certified by the ABA Dispute Resolution Section, ADR Group UK, and JAMS International. In Serbia he is licensed for mediation and accredited to conduct mediation training by the Ministry of Justice, and is listed by the Serbian Chamber of Commerce and the Commissioner for Anti-Discrimination. He mediated several hundred commercial, workplace, property and discrimination cases, including 40 cases in the Los Angeles County Superior Court. As a mediation specialist he assisted Baker Hughes – GE global litigation department in resolving complex international commercial disputes. Currently he serves as the Key Expert for Mediation and ADR at the EU project Support to the Supreme Court of Cassation in Serbia.
In 2012, he was a recipient of the JAMS Foundation Weinstein International Mediation Fellowship. In 2017 and 2019, Blazo was selected to serve as a judge at the ICC Mediation Competition in Paris, France. In 2015, he co-founded ADR Partners, a Serbia-based company providing mediation, negotiation and ADR services. He holds a BA degree in Law from the University of Belgrade, Postgraduate Diploma in International and Comparative Business Law from the Metropolitan University London, and LL.M. in Dispute Resolution Degree from the Pepperdine University School of Law in Malibu, California.