Head of Operations EIT Culture & Creativity, Senior Project Manager, Consultant for EU funds

- Business strategies, Consultant and Head of Operations in EU context, start -ups, R+D`i 
- Senior Project manager on European level, 15+ years of experience, 20+ projects managed. High developed designing, monitoring and reporting project’s skills. Topics: cultural management, science innovation and education
- Supervising teams composed by 5+ employees from multicultural and interdisciplinary backgrounds, and coordinating 5+ international partners (non-academic and academic sector)
- Ample expertise in leading and monitoring HORIZON 2020 and HORIZON EUROPE projects
- High knowledge and experience of EU R&I policy and programmes. 
- Expert Evaluator and Consultant for European Commission from 2018: Research Executive Agency (programme “Marie Sklodowska Curie” Individual Fellowship) and Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (programme „Creative Europe“ (COOP 1 and COOP 2), EACEA "Emerging Artists", ERASMUS+, COST, ERC-stG and Instrument for Pre-accession Assistance (IPA II) „Western Balkan projects)
- Expert and Reviewer in Cultural Heritage Organizations: World Monuments Fund, International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS)
- Expert and Rapporteur in Science and Research: Research Council of Lithuania for „Baltic projects“and Postdoctoral Fellowships
- Academic background: Postdoctoral “Marie Sklodowska Curie” Fellow (2014-2018), PhD in Art History (University of Ljubljana) and assistant professor. 15+ years of teaching experience (undergraduate and Master levels). 40+ international conferences attended 
- Organizational experience: 20+ events organized on national and international levels, with organizations from Italy, Croatia, Slovenia, Serbia, Hungary, Egypt and UK. 
- Developed skills in identification of funding opportunities, negotiation with public and NGO actors, definition of core objectives and thrust strategies.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills, with a clear transfer of knowledge during presentations, meetings and media communications
- Personal: results-oriented, driven, dynamic, organized, quality multitasking, team leading capacities, capable of independent work or integrated in a multi-disciplinary team
- Languages: C2 level in English, Italian, Spanish, Serbian, Bosnian and Slovene. A2 level in French, Russian and German. 
Mother tongue: Croatian.