Born in Zagreb, where he graduated from the Faculty of Economics in Organisation and Management. Specialised in Environment Protection in Sweden, as part of education organised by SWECO consulting and Swedish International Development Agency SIDA. For 13 years, he has been providing consulting services in investment planning and project management in waste management, renewable energy and industry sectors, and EU funds. In his professional career, he has successfully realised over 130 projects from these areas. He has co-authored a number of scientific papers, and is member of Croatian Academy of Science and Arts, Waste Management Section. From the year 2016, he is contracted evaluator of the European Commission (REA - Research Executive Agency) for the H2020-SMEInst-2016-2017 projects.