Ministry of Economy, Entrepreneurship and Crafts
Since November 2016, Ana Mandac has served as Deputy Minister in the Ministry of Economy, Entrepreneurship and Crafts and is Assistant to the Directorate for Entrepreneurship and Crafts. From 2006 to 2016, Ana was a highly successful entrepreneur and owner of a consultancy specializing in the preparation, organization and submission of tenders to secure project funding from EU funds (“From Idea to Implementation”). She was responsible for the implementation of educational programs “Strengthening Human Potential at Local and Regional Levels and Effective Preparation and Use of EU funds” in seven counties in the Republic of Croatia over five years. Ana successfully completed the evaluation and analysis of projects for the World Bank (beneficiary assessment) in 2009 under the PSGO project for the Republic of Croatia. Ana served as an external member of the Committee for Human Rights and Rights of National Minorities in the Croatian Parliament (2012-2015) and Chair and Deputy Chair of the Supervisory Board of Badel 1962 d.d., Zagreb (2009-2012).