Tarik Bilalbegović

+387 33 204 248 tarik.bilalbegovic@ascendant.ba

Tarik founded ASCENDANT Project Finance (APF) in 2010 in partnership with ASCENDANT. He is the Director and Founding Partner of the company.

Professional experience

  • More than 15 years of investment banking experience in emerging markets in financing real estate, hospitality, and infrastructure projects ($2 billion in aggregate) in Central America, Caribbean, and East Europe. Previous with East-West Financial Services, an investment banking firm based in Washington D.C., where he worked on several Four Season and Ritz Carlton greenfield project developments including numerous Marriott properties.


  • Grinnell College Iowa, B.A., School of Advance International Studies at Johns Hopkins University in Washington D.C., M.A. in International Economics, and George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia Ph.D. Candidate at the Institute for Conflict Analysis and Resolution.
  • Tarik speaks native Bosnian and fluent English language.


  • Playing jazz piano, skiing
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