Director, Croatian Tourism Association
At the head of the HUT he came from the position of Director Agrolaguna Poreč, and before that he was President of the Managing Board of Karisma Hotels Adriatic.
From 2011 to 2013 he was Minister of Tourism in the Government of Republic of Croatia. Prior to actively pursuing politics, he was the President of The Management Board of “Riviera Poreč”, director of “Brijuni Rivijera” and general manager of other tourist companies. For a long time he was prominent in the tourism of the Istrian County and had a significant influence on its development as a member of the Government of the Istrian County in charge of tourism and Rural Development and Director of the Tourist Board of the Istrian County. In his long career in tourism, he was very active in various tourism institutions and associations, and had the most significant engagement in HTZ, UPUHH, KUH and Tourist Board of the Istrian County.
He graduated from the Faculty of Foreign Trade at the University of Zagreb and he speaks fluent English and Italian. His hobby is gourmet, both wine and olives.