Global Team

Austria – Igor Starčević

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Date and place of birth: September 5th, 1974. Zagreb, Croatia.

International Business Advisor with 16 years of professional experience in implementing successful,
results-oriented projects for public and private organisations, holding a Bachelor’s degree in
Electrical Engineering from University of Zagreb and an MBA from Danube University Krems in
Austria.
As an Austrian Chamber of Commerce export promotion expert, advised thousands of internationally
active companies in their business activities.
With solid expertise in CEE markets, international development and the work of international
development organisations, skills also include, program management, business development, policy
analysis, strategy development and business support services. Customer and results oriented with
strong research, coordination and analytical skills. Working experience in multicultural and
multidisciplinary teams.
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
July 2015 – Present, Business Advisor – Ventas industriales S.A., Quito, Ecuador/ Vienna, Austria
November 2015 – January 2016, Business Development Manager – hydrophil GmbH (Part of iC
Group), Vienna, Austria
July 2011 – June 2015, Officer and Deputy Head of the International Project Network –
Austrian Federal Chamber of Commerce – ADVANTAGE AUSTRIA, Vienna, Austria
May 2008 – July 2011, Management and IT Consultant, Head of Business Development –
Austrian Federal Chamber of Commerce – Austrian International Consultants, Vienna, Austria
May 2007 – May 2008, Consultant & Researcher – Austrian Research Centers GmbH, Vienna, Austria
January 2004 – October 2006, Service Manager – Mobilkom Austria AG, Vienna, Austria
July 2001 – December 2003, Team Leader Support & Maintenance – Wireless Intelligent Network
Services AG, Vienna, Austria
February 2000 – July 2001, Software Designer – Siemens d.d., Zagreb, Croatia, and Vienna, Austria
February 1998 – February 2000, System Administrator – University Computing Centre-Zagreb SRCE
& CARNET Croatian Academic Research Network CARNET, Zagreb, Croatia
PUBLICATIONS
• Starcevic, (2014). FACHPROFIL EU-Außenhilfeprogramme 2014-2020. Vienna:
AUSSENWIRTSCHAFT AUSTRIA, a publication that covered European Union’s international
cooperation and development programmes
EDUCATION
2005 – 2014: Technical University Vienna / Donau-University Krems, General Management MBA
1993 – 1999: University of Zagreb, Technical College in Zagreb, Electrical Engineer. Bacc. Ing. El.
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Training and certificates:
• January – April 2014: The Age of Sustainable Development, Jeffrey Sachs, Columbia University
(Coursera)
SPECIALISED SKILLS
Languages: Croatian (Mother Tongue). English (Advanced). German (Advanced). Bulgarian, Russian,
Slovenian and Spanish (Basic knowledge).
IT: Advanced level Word, Excel and Power Point. Experience with web Content Management Systems,
social media, UNIX (Solaris, IRIX), LINUX System Administration, TCP/IP Network Administration,
ORACLE, MYSQL, BEA Weblogic, Websphere, Nagios and Mercury Test Director
SOCIAL AND PROFESSIONAL ORGANISATIONS
• Austrian-Croatian Society, Board member
• Austrian Foreign Policy and United Nations Association, Regular Member
• MEETING G2.1 business conference / Meeting Second Generation, Advisory Board Member