Zdravko Marić, Ph. D.

 

 

Date and Place of Birth: February 3, 1977, Slavonski Brod
Married, father of two children

EDUCATION

• 2008 - Doctorate degree; PhD thesis: "Impact of foreign direct investments on the productivity of Croatian companies", Faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Zagreb

• 2007 - Executive Education Program „Public Financial Management", Harvard University, J. F. Kennedy School of Government

• 2004 - Post-graduate study, field: Operations Research, Faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Zagreb; Master's Thesis: "Analysis of capital flow into the transition countries through the impact on investments"

• 2000 - Graduated from the Faculty of Economics and Business of the University of Zagreb, study programme - Finance


PROFESSIONAL CAREER

• as of July 19, 2019 - Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of the Republic of Croatia
• as of January 22, 2016 - Ministry of Finance of the Republic of Croatia - Minister of Finance
• 2012 - 2016 - Agrokor d.d., Executive Director for Strategy and Capital Markets
• 2008 - 2012 - Ministry of Finance, State Secretary, responsibilities: budget, macroeconomic analysis and planning, financial system, negotiations with EU and cooperation with international financial institutions; Head of the working group for Chapter 33 - Financial and Budgetary Provisions within the negotiation process for the accession of the Republic of Croatia to the European Union
• 2006 - 2008 - Ministry of Finance, Assistant Minister for Macroeconomic Analysis and Planning, responsibilities: budget, macroeconomic analysis and planning, negotiations with EU
• 2001 - 2006 - Research Assistant at the Institute of Economics, Zagreb
• Teaching assistant (part time) at the Zagreb School of Economics and Management and at the International Graduate Business School, Zagreb

LANGUAGES

English - fluent (business and everyday communication)

Italian - fluent (everyday communication)


PUBLICATIONS

Several research and scientific papers

PERSONAL INTERESTS AND HOBBIES

Tennis, jogging and basketball
Film