Born in 1981. Graduated from the Faculty of Economics in Zagreb in the field of macroeconomics in 2004. Completed the post-graduate study in Corporate Finance in 2008 acquiring the master's degree in economics as well as a specialist study in economic diplomacy in 2005 at the Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs and the Harvard Business School Executive Education programme in 2012. In 2018 completed the Global Executive MBA programme at INSEAD Business School, Paris, Singapore.
From 2005 until 2007 adviser in the Investment and Export Promotion Agency of the Croatian Government, and a project partner at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing Zagreb during 2007. From 2008 until 2012 executive director of Korlea Invest Holding daughter company in Croatia, and from 2010 until 2012 director for SE Europe in charge of development, energy trade, cross-commodity trading and investments in production capacities. From 2012 until 2017 general manager of Proenergy Group in charge of business operations in Croatia, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia and Macedonia.
A guest lecturer at the Faculty of Economics in Zagreb in the Electricity Market and Energy Economics programmes where he also started his PhD study in 2012. His papers were published in international power magazines. Additionally educated at British educational institutions in the field of gas.