Born in 1978 in Belgrade. She graduated in banking and finance from the Faculty of Economics in Belgrade and received a master's degree in finance and management from SDA Bocconi School of Management in Milan, Italy, and the UCLA Anderson School of Management in Los Angeles.

She published several scientific papers on the topic of public-private partnerships and project financing in cooperation with the University of Belgrade and was a guest lecturer at master's studies at University College London and at the Faculty of Economics in Belgrade.

From October 2022 to May 2024 she served as Minister of Mining and Energy.

She came to the position of Minister of Mining and Energy from the post of member of the Executive Board of NLB Komercijalna Banka, where she was in charge of corporate and investment banking. She spent a significant part of her career, from 2016 to 2021, on the position of Director of the Regional Representative Office of the European Investment Bank (EIB) for the Western Balkans, the largest multilateral financial institution in the world and one of the largest creditors of the Western Balkan countries.

She brought to the Serbian government a rich 20-year long international experience of financing large corporations, investments and projects in the fields of energy, transport, telecommunications, innovation and other industries, as well as experience in financing small and medium-sized enterprises, which are the pillar of the Serbian economy.

Before coming to the position in the EIB in Belgrade, she was the Manager for Serbia, North Macedonia and Albania at the EIB headquarters in Luxembourg, but also in charge of public-private partnership projects and project financing including Ireland, France, Great Britain and the Benelux countries, when she was awarded by Project Finance magazine for the European transaction of the year in the aviation sector in 2013.

The French-Serbian Chamber of Commerce granted her an award for contribution to the improvement of French-Serbian economic relations. In 2023, the WISE Serbia organisation declared her a leader in sustainable energy, while Bocconi University included her among the 99 most outstanding women, former students of that university, who are changing the future.

Prior to her career in banking, Đedović worked in media and communication field.

She received recognition for reporting from the battlefield in Afghanistan in 2001 from the US National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

She speaks English, French, Italian and Russian.

She is married and is the mother of Duška and Milan.

Dubravka Đedović Handanović