Mateja Novak
Mateja NovakProject Manager and Head of EU Projects
Mateja Novak is a project manager with over 10 years of project management experience in public and private sectors. She is an expert in market research, project reporting, studies and project proposals related to the EU and national programmes (Horizon 2020, Interreg, SME Instrument, CEF Transport). At Anteja, she manages the EU projects with focus on sustainable development, bioeconomy and bio-based value chains.

Mateja started her career as an associate expert of the Eco Fund, the Slovenian Environmental Public Fund. Later, she set up her own consultancy business aimed at supporting SMEs in obtaining funds for innovative and development projects. Her ambitious spirit led her to join the EU business exchange programme ‘Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs’ in Rome, where she worked with senior project managers and took part in the Erasmus+ Sport projects. She brought to Anteja her rich experience from the startup environment, working as a project manager at GoOpti International, as well as from the corporate environment, working as a project controller at Petrol d.d.

Mateja finished her Master’s studies at the Faculty of Economics, University of Ljubljana, where she obtained a Master’s Degree in Business Administration.