Gordana Bajic, M. Sc., was appointed acting director of the Bureau of Metrology. The decision on appointment was brought by the Government of Montenegro at its session on Thursday, 11 February 2021.

Gordana Bajic, M.Sc., graduated from the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering of the University of Montenegro, in Podgorica, and acquired the title of Master of Technical Sciences in the field of quality at the same facility in 2014.

Her employment started in the Radoje Dakic holding industry in 1995. In the period from 1998 to 2008, she worked in the Jugoimport Mont LLC, after which she continued her career in the Bureau of Metrology.

Since the beginning of her employment in the Bureau of Metrology, Gordana was involved in the establishment of metrological traceability in the Laboratory for Length, which she was Head of until the appointment for the acting director of the Bureau. In the mentioned national calibration laboratory, she performed the most complex activities which refer to establishment, maintenance and conservation of national measurement standards of length. As a team leader, she participated in the first inter-laboratory comparisons, which led to international recognition of the services provided by the Laboratory for Length.

During her employment in the Bureau of Metrology, Gordana perfected herself in the field of dimensional metrology and other segments of quality infrastructure, which encourage technical, economic and scientific prosperity, and provide preconditions for fair trade. She cooperated with regional institutions which deal with the same subject, and she gained practical knowledge by visiting the laboratories of European national metrology institutes. She attended trainings and seminars in the fields which refer to the field of legal metrology (speedometers and taximeters).

She participated in the projects for metrology and quality infrastructure development, financed by the Delegation of the European Union to Montenegro – “Development of Quality Infrastructure in Montenegro” (IPA 2007), and “Development of Quality Infrastructure and Metrology in Montenegro” (IPA 2011).

She is an active participant of the accreditation process of services provided by the Bureau of Metrology, in accordance with the standard MEST EN ISO IEC 17025:2018, by the internationally recognized accreditation bodies. She participated in numerous projects, most of which were organized by the European Association of National Metrology Institutes EURAMET.

Gordana represents Montenegro, i.e. the Bureau of Metrology in the EURAMET’s Technical Committee for Length TC-L.