Ivana Gažić

CEO at Zagreb Stock Exchange, Capital Markets Enthusiast

Ivana Gažić is the President of the Management Board of the Zagreb Stock Exchange, the lead developer of the capital market in the region. ZSE provides a transparent, secure, cost-effective and efficient marketplace, while obtaining the highest quality of capital market services in order to meet the needs of investors, issuers and all stakeholders. 

Ivana started her career in 1998 at Pliva Plc. where she served until 2003 as a Head of Capital Market Operations. Since 2003 till 2005 she worked at Lura Plc. as a Head of strategic financing project and the assistant to CEO. In 2005 Ivana joined Société Générale – Splitska Bank Plc. where she worked as a Deputy Head of Corporate Department and a Head of Structure Finance Department. In 2007 she continued her career in Hypo Alpe-Adria-Bank Plc. taking the position of Executive Director in the Investment Banking Unit responsible for financial markets, private banking, corporate finance, asset management and investment funds. Since May 2010 she is the President of the Management Board of Zagreb Stock Exchange.

She serves as supervisory board member of SEE LINK Skopje and Pan Pek Zagreb, while in Ljubljana Stock Exchange, she is the President of the Supervisory Board. Ivana is also a member of the Council of the Croatian Financial Services Supervisory Agency and from 2019 she acts as a permanently appointed Court Expert Witness in finance, securities and capital markets.

Over the years Ivana improved her knowledge through various professional seminars on banking and capital markets. She was a speaker, lecturer and participant in numerous conferences and professional gatherings on the subject of banking, finance and capital markets.