Born 1972 in Belgrade, capital city Serbia (and ex Yugoslavia), where in 1991 Slaven finished schooling and obtained a diploma in IT (qualified computer programmer) with distinction.
Thereafter, Slaven got a job at a paging company where, and within few months, was promoted to Pager Programming Department Manager. Due to the political situation in Serbia, he decided to emigrate and chose South Africa as the destination.
Slaven arrived in SA in 1992, and started pursuing a computer career. In 1993 he found an interest in the residential real estate profession and the same year founded his own Real Estate company. Since then Slaven has shifted interests to commercial and development as a Real Estate investor, developer, broker, owner, and property entrepreneur.
Since starting in the business, Slaven concentrated on building a good name. Being open and honest – in conjunction with producing results – he earned an impeccable reputation. Today, Slaven is well known in the Property Development and Real Estate investment circles.
He enjoys a large network of professionals and Mega Project Developers colleagues with whom he collaborates on a number of projects and aspects thereof.
Today, Slaven is heading the group of companies – Maximum Group Holdings. The group has interests in Mega Projects and Real Estate developments, Renewable and Green Infrastructure, ICT and smart metering, monitoring and Telecoms.
Slaven’s own “Conscious Property Alchemy” business model and unique RDP development model known as “RDP 2.0 – connected societies” is at the forefront of the industry. Also, in order to stay on top in the property industry – he is continuously learning and striving to improve himself, companies, offering, as well as his personal life and businesses.
Slaven is the founder of Mega Projects Developers Association of South Africa.
He is also a known speaker at events on the subject of property and infrastructure developments, Mega Projects, Fintech, Proptech and Agritech.
Slaven is also involved with a number of community projects, with the aim of giving back to the community, thereby contributing towards better life and standard for everyone in the area.
His hobbies include playing lots of sports (Basketball, Gymming, Yoga and instructing of Krav Maga), reading and exploring new technologies, listening to blues and jazz as well as traveling.