Event Details

Friday, June 22, 2018

BALKANS: Consultations with Ms. Suzanne Platt, Regional Senior Commercial Officer of Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Montenegro, U.S. Embassy Belgrade

Event Information

Date & time

Friday, June 22, 2018
9:00 am - 1:00 pm


Washington, DC


Ruby Markham at +1-218-348-1440 or RMarkham@bciu.org

BCIU will schedule individual consultations in Washington, D.C. with Ms. Suzanne Platt, (NEW) Regional Senior Commercial Officer for Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Montenegro, U.S. Embassy Belgrade. 

These private meetings allow a member to share updates on their company-specific issues.  Please indicate the amount of time you request for your appointment. 

For more information, please contact Ruby Markham at RMarkham@bciu.org or +1-218-348-1440.


Biographical Information

Suzanne Platt will serve as the Senior Commercial Officer at the U.S. Embassy in Serbia for a two-year tour starting June 2018. From Belgrade, she will also facilitate Foreign Commercial Service activities with our Partnership Posts in Bosnia and Montenegro.  

Since joining the U.S. Department of Commerce, Ms. Platt has served on the Nordic-Baltic Desk in Washington, DC.  She previously worked in the pharmaceuticals sector, living in the United States and then in Serbia.  During that time, she established a U.S. subsidiary, coordinated regulatory and validation projects, managed a Polish subsidiary, and re-routed sales and distribution channels for the company’s Eastern European markets.  Ms. Platt has been engaged with Southeastern Europe since 2002. 

Ms. Platt earned her Master of the Arts degree in European political economies from Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies. She received her Bachelor of the Arts degree in Foreign Affairs from the University of Virginia, where she focused on the Balkans.  She speaks Serbian, German, and Italian.