Kristina Milin Topalović

Head of Hospitality Advisory, Horwath HTL Croatia & Albania

In 2013, Kristina joins Horwath HTL Croatia where she has been participating in over 80 projects, dominantly in hotel and real estate development concepts, investment planning, operator search, assessment and negotiation of management/franchise agreements and developing strategic business plans for the hotel companies. Kristina has a well-balanced experience with urban hotels, boutique hotels, luxury resorts, mixed-use developments, multipurpose convention centres, camping resorts and glamping resorts. Kristina has significant experience dealing with numerous hotel brands and in securing financing for investment projects, including various IFI’s like European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and European Investment Bank (EIB) as well as commercial banks and development banks. So far, Kristina has worked on projects over various geographies, including but not limited to Slovenia, Croatia, Montenegro, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kazakhstan, Qatar, Albania, Russian Federation, etc. Since 2020, Kristina has been a member of the Cornell Hotel Society and the Board of Directors of the AlpAdria&Eastern Europe Chapter. From June 2022, Kristina is the Head of Hospitality Advisory in Horwath HTL Croatia and Albania.