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Senior Management

Managing Director: David Margason

David is a property development and investment professional with over 30 years’ experience, his portfolio of projects has focused significantly on international leisure, hospitality and mixeduse waterfront investments. His previous experience includes Development Director for the Majid Al Futtaim Group focusing on acquisitions and developments within the Middle East and North Africa, Head of a Middle Eastern Family Office and Development Director for Lendlease Corporation in The United Kingdom.

Development Director: Niall Canning

Niall is a real estate development professional possessing over 20 years’ experience in the assembly of mixed use asset class investment, his projects portfolio has focused on International super luxury hospitality & leisure in Europe, Eastern Europe, Turkey and the Middle East. His previous experience includes Deputy General Manager Hotel Real Estate & Development Co. for Dalian Wanda Group and National Director Hotels & Hospitality EMEA for JLL London, United Kingdom.

Marina Director: Tony Browne

Tony Browne has been with the company from the start and comes armed with a varied background in management and the superyacht industry. Tony is a former superyacht captain and has spent 10 years at sea, including two circumnavigations of the globe and over 80,000 nautical miles sailing to ports all over the world, where he experienced the varied standards of marinas first hand. Tony has also successfully managed an award winning exclusive joinery company and taught traditional sail training in his spare time.

Legal Director: Savo Djurovic

Before joining the project, Savo was legal adviser to the US Government Agency for Economic Assistance to Montenegro where some of his duties involved drafting all the laws related to economic reforms in Montenegro. Savo also worked for the Montenegrin Ministry of Health and many private local companies. He graduated from the Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb and is fluent in English.

Sales & Marketing Director: Brennon Nicholas

Brennon brings 20 years of experience in international real estate to the Porto Montenegro project. Throughout his career, Brennon has held senior management positions across both real estate agencies and development companies in southern Spain, previously owning his own Marbellabased real estate business. More recently, Brennon’s career took him to the GCC region, where he was responsible for setting up the International Residential Sales team for Chestertons, Dubai. In 2016, he was headhunted for the position of Commercial Director for Monte Rei Golf & Country Club, the number 1 golf course in Portugal and among the top ten in Europe.

Group Chief Financial Officer: Valentina McReynolds

Valentina brings over 20 years of international experience to the Porto Montenegro project. Throughout her career, she has worked on various projects holding senior financial management positions in charge of up to 11 countries. Her roles include that of Regional Finance Manager at The Coca-Cola Company, with continued professional endeavors as CFO at the Nectar Group and CFO and CEO of the McCann Group, the largest marketing and media company in the southeast European region. Valentina is married and has a young, energetic and mischievous son.

Operations Director: Desko Portic

Desko Portic joined the project in 2011 after more than 20 years of working in the luxury hotel industry around London. He has a proven track record of delivering new hotel projects from concept stage to completion and is strongly focused on customer service across all parts of the business. Desko oversees all of the operations onsite, outside of Construction and the Marina.

Director of Government Affairs: Predrag Lekovic

Predrag is a serial entrepreneur with over 20 years of experience. He started his career as a Telecommunication engineer working in Middle East and Central and Eastern Europe. Later, he founded or invested in several companies in different sectors, ranging from IT and software development to consumer goods sales and hospitality. He has an extensive experience dealing with both public sector and real economy sector in Montenegro and the region.