Published: 1/2/2015 Modified: 2/9/2020

Operations and tasks of the Bank are carried out by its organisational units – areas and offices. An overview of key tasks by organisational units is provided below:

The Research Area monitors and analyses domestic and international economic and financial developments with the aim of establishing an analytical foundation for the implementation of the CNB's monetary and macroprudential policy and providing timely, high-quality information to the public.

The Statistics Area gathers and processes statistical and administrative data from the reporting units and other institutions and uses this data to compile and publish information on particular statistical indicators as well as entire statistical reports from the area of official statistics in the Republic of Croatia in the part falling under the competence of the Croatian National Bank, in line with the applicable international statistical standards and EU regulations.

The Central Banking Operations Area implements the monetary policy and manages the international reserves and foreign exchange liquidity.

The Prudential Regulation and Methodology Area is responsible for the preparation of proposals, the monitoring and issuance of opinions and information on the implementation of prudential regulations and crisis management, the supervision of advanced measurement approaches and models and the receiving of off-site reports and system analyses.

The Prudential Supervision Area is responsible for the supervision of the operation of credit institutions and the oversight of credit unions, the preparation of proposals and supervision of the implementation of supervisory measures imposed on credit institutions and oversight measures imposed on credit unions and the licensing of credit institutions and credit unions.

The Expert Supervision and Oversight Area is responsible for the oversight of anti-money laundering and countering of the financing of terrorism in connection with entities subject to the Act on the Prevention of Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing, the implementation of which is overseen by the CNB. It also supervises information systems of credit institutions and oversees information systems of credit unions, electronic money institutions, payment institutions and payment systems.

The Payment Operations Area performs tasks enabling the smooth operation of the payment system, thus ensuring the safe and efficient use of money as means of payment as well as the performance of payment transactions, i.e. the transfer of funds from the payer to the payee.

The Currency Area is responsible for performing the tasks associated with the planning of the manufacture of currency, ensuring sufficient quantities, currency processing and destruction. It also regulates and manages currency supply and performs the tasks of the National Counterfeit Centre, the National Analysis and Coin National Analysis Centre.

The International Relations Area is responsible for European cooperation and cooperation with international financial institutions.

The Controlling and Accounting Area implements a management-oriented controlling concept and compiles the CNB's financial statements in line with legal regulations in order to provide support to business decision-making and management and to other end users.

The Information Technology Area is responsible for application system development and operational tasks.

The Support Services Area is responsible for human resources management, technical and general services, procurement and business protocol.

The Communications Area informs the public about the work of the Croatian National Bank and prepares and co-ordinates the Bank's communications activities.

The Legal Area provides legal assistance to the Bank's management and other organisational units.

The Office of the Governor is responsible for providing support to the Bank's management.

The Internal Audit Office supports the Bank in achieving its objectives, introducing a systematic approach to the assessment and improvement of the Bank's efficiency in risk management.

The Security Office manages the Bank's security system and defines the methods and techniques to improve the Bank's security system.

The Consumer Protection Monitoring Office protects the rights of consumers using the financial and banking services of credit institutions or credit unions within its competence under law.

The Credit Institutions Resolvability Assessment Office in accordance with its legal powers, assesses the feasibility and credibility of resolution of credit institutions that experience financial difficulties.

The Foreign Exchange Regulation Office implements the foreign exchange policy and authorises foreign exchange offices.

The Succession Issues Coordination Office participates in the distribution of assets and liabilities of the former SFRY in accordance with Annex C of the Agreement on Succession Issues.

The Office for Coordination of Prudential Supervision, Oversight and Risk Management Activities coordinates cross-sectoral activities of the supervision and the horizontal functional units, develops supervisory and oversight methodologies, and provides support to the implementation and integration of regulations into supervisory processes in line with European supervisory practice in order to ensure the quality, the optimal process of supervisory decision-making and the smooth entry into the close cooperation mechanism.

The Compliance Office is responsible for promoting ethical behaviour of employees, providing education, advice, and for monitoring the implementation of the Code of Ethics.

The Visitors’ Centre is the central bank’s education and information centre, which in the framework of its programmes enables the public to acquire and promote their knowledge on economic, monetary and financial matters and mechanisms in general, and on central bank activities in particular. In this way, the Croatian National Bank contributes to economic and financial literacy of citizens.

Organisational sheme

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Boris Vujčić, PhD +385 14564-781 +385 14550-598
Deputy Governor
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Sandra Švaljek, PhD +385 14564-561 +385 14564-733
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Roman Šubić, PhD +385 14565-008 +385 14565-036
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Martina Drvar, MSc +385 14564-601 +385 14550-598
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Tomislav Presečan, MSc +385 14590-316 +385 14564-975
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Ivana Jakir-Bajo, MSc +385 14564-646 +385 14564-733
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Michael Faulend, PhD +385 14564-865 +385 14564-737
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Bojan Fras +385 14564-893 +385 14564-737
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Slavko Tešija, MSc +385 14564-776 +385 14564-699
Chief Economist
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Vedran Šošić, MSc +385 14564-548 +385 14565-036
Chief Operating Officer
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Tomislav Presečan, MSc +385 14565-025 +385 14564-975
Central Banking Operations Area
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Executive Director: Irena Kovačec, MSc +385 14564-665 +385 14565-783
Monetary Operations Department
Director: Gordan Prugovečki +385 14564-665 +385 14565-579
Liquidity Forecasts Division
Open Market Operations Division
Transactions Processing Division
International Reserves and Foreign Exchange Liquidity Department
Director: Dražen Mikulčić, MSc +385 14565-092 +385 14565-095
Foreign Exchange Trading and Investment Division (front office)
Foreign Exchange Settlement Division (back office)
Investment Research and Performance Evaluation Division (middle office)
Market Strategy Division
Research Area
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Executive Director: Ljubinko Jankov, MSc +385 14564-888, +385 14564-890 +385 14564-784
Economic Analysis Department
Director: Gordi Sušić +385 14564-869, +385 14564-890 +385 14564-784
Monetary Analysis Division
External Sector Analysis Division
Real Sector and Budget Analysis Division
Modelling Department
Director: Davor Kunovac +385 14590-371, +385 14564-890 +385 14564-784
Financial Stability Department
Director: Maja Bukovšak +385 14564-751, +385 14564-761 +385 14590-396
Compliance Office
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Director: Vjekoslav Kozina +385 14690-160
Statistics Area
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Executive Director: Tomislav Galac +385 14564-738 +385 14550-854
Monetary and Financial Statistics Department
Director: Lidija Hećimović, MSc +385 14564-860 +385 14550-854
Monetary Financial Institutions Statistics Division
Securities and Non-Monetary Financial Institutions Statistics Division
Financial Accounts and Fiscal Statistics Division
External Statistics Department
Director: Alen Škudar, MSc +385 14564-867 +385 14550-854
Balance of Payments Statistics Division
External Debt and International Investment Position Statistics Division
General Economic Statistics and Statistical Information Systems Department
Director: Davor Galinec, PhD +385 14564-618 +385 14550-854
Prudential Regulation and Methodology Area
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Executive Director: Sanja Petrinić Turković 01 4564-599 01 4564-911
Prudential Regulation and Crisis Management Department
Director: Marko Tokić 01 4564-599 01 4564-911
Risk Modelling Department
Director: Goran Jovičić 01 4564-599 01 4564-911
Prudential Reporting, Methodology and Analysis Department
Director: Vedran Bartol 01 4564-599 01 4564-911
Prudential Reporting Division
Prudential Methodology and Analysis Division
Prudential Supervision Area
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Executive Director: Renata Samodol, MSc 01 4564-902 01 4565-053
Supervision Department I
Director: Ana Janjušić Dumalovski 01 4564-925 01 4565-053
Supervision Department II
Director: Tomislav Jelinić 01 4565-017 01 4565-053
Supervision Department III
Director: Mirna Ljuban 01 4564-901 01 4565-053
Expert Supervision and Oversight Area
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Executive Director: Damir Blažeković, MSc 01 4564-921 01 4565-052
Information Systems Supervision Department
Director: Slaven Smojver, PhD 01 4564-921 01 4565-052
Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Supervision Department
Director: Vesna Krizmanić Mehdin 01 4564-921 01 4565-052
Office for Coordination of Prudential Supervision, Oversight and Risk Management Activities
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Director: Mario Varjačić 01 4564-931 01 4565-052
Office of the Governor
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Director: Nina Srkalović +385 14564-567 +385 14550-598
Internal Audit Office
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Director: Ivana Krečak, MSc +385 14590-343 +385 14610-551
Security Office
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Director: Zoran Bogdanović +385 14590-376 +385 14564-778
Legal Area
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Executive Director: Dražen Odorčić +385 14564-859 +385 14564-874
Financial and Supervisory Law Department
Director: Ivana Parać Vukomanović 01 4590-304 01 4564-874
Financial Law Division
Supervisory Law Division
General Legal Affairs Department
Director: Nataša Gornik Jakšić 01 4590-303 01 4564-874
Consumer Protection Monitoring Office
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Director: Snježana Levar +385 14590-330 +385 14590-332
Payment Operations Area
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Executive Director: Ivan Biluš +385 14564-627 +385 14564-971
Payment Operations Regulation and Development Department
Director: Tomislav Mišić +385 14564-992 +385 14564-971
Payment Operations Supervision Department
Director: Bruno Vukoja +385 14564-992 +385 14564-971
Payment Operations Supervision Division
Payment Operations Statistics Division
Payment Systems Operations Department
Director: Marijo Pastuović +385 14565-038 +385 14564-704
Payment Systems Division
Client Operations Division
International Relations Area
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Executive Director: Sanja Tomičić, MSc +385 14565-035 +385 14564-768
European Relations Department
Director: Ana Šabić, MSc +385 14564-923 +385 14564-768
ESCB and ESRB Division
EU Policies Division
International Financial Institutions Department
Director: Ana Martinis, MSc +385 14590-388 +385 14564-768
International Financial Institutions Policies Division
Division for Financial Relations with International Financial Institutions
Controlling and Accounting Area
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Executive Director: Diana Jakelić, PhD +385 14564-808 +385 14550-594
Controlling Department
Director: Irena Topić, MSc +385 14590-335 +385 14550-594
Accounting Department
Director: Mario Varović, MSc +385 14564-725 +385 14550-594
Central Accounting Division
Domestic Currency Analytical Bookkeeping Division
Foreign Exchange Analytical Bookkeeping Division
Internal Accounting Operations Division
Finance and Administrative Accounting Division
Support Services Area
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Executive Director: Boris Zaninović +385 14564-943 +385 14564-990
Human Resources Department
Director: Željka Majher +385 14565-016 +385 14565-022
Technical Services Department
Director: Roman Kos +385 14564-886 +385 14564-929
Technical Support Services Division
Maintenance Division
General Services Department
Director: Nataša Radovčić +385 14564-672 +385 14610-551
General Support Services Division
Mail Services Division
Facilities Supply and Storage Services Division
Procurement Department
Director: +385 14564-701 +385 14564-700
Business Protocol Department
Director: Dražena Zgombić +385 14564-690  
Communications Area
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Executive Director: Alemka Lisinski +385 14596-312 +385 14564-737
External, Internal and Digital Communications Department
Director: Frenki Laušić +385 14690-116  
External and Internal Communications Division
Digital Communications Division
Publications Department
Director: Katja Gattin Turkalj, MSc +385 14564-880 +385 14564-737
Language and Documentation Department
Director: Romana Sinković, MSc +385 14565-006 +385 14564-687
Translating and Language-Editing Division
Library and Documentation Centre
Succession Issues Coordination Office
Director: Snježana Raić +385 14564-651
Foreign Exchange Regulation Office
Director: Zoran Jurak +385 14564-649
Credit Institutions Resolution Office
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Director: Lidija Pranjić +385 14565-021 +385 14596-341
Information Technology Area
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Executive Director: Mario Žgela, PhD +385 14564-767 +385 14565-073
Application Systems Development Department
Director: Darko Pongrac +385 14564-866 +385 14564-693
Design Division
Programming Division
Quality Assurance Division
IT Operations Department
Director: Davor Đeker +385 14564-752 +385 14565-073
Network and Operating Systems Management Division
Database, Enterprise Reporting Systems and Document Management Division
User Support Division
Information System Security and Protection Division
Visitors' Centre
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Director: Dejana Rebernik, MSc    
Currency Area
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Executive Director: Tihomir Mavriček +385 14564-612 +385 14610-549
Currency Operations Regulation, Development and Control Department
Director: Lidija Benko Braus +385 14565-032 +385 14610-549
Currency Operations Regulation and Development Division
Currency Operations Control Division
Currency Safekeeping, Processing and Supply Department
Director: Ranko Antolović +385 14564-500 +385 14610-549
Currency Safekeeping and Supply Division
Currency Processing Division
National Counterfeit, National Analysis and Coin National Analysis Centres
Director: Petra Poldrugač, PhD +385 14564-612 +385 14610-549
National Counterfeit Centre
National Analysis and Coin National Analysis Centres