In 2004, Gordana graduated in the department of energy, power and environmental engineering. For the diploma thesis prepared under the mentorship of prof.dr.sc. Zvonimir Guzović, she was awarded the “Hrvoje Požar” award for a particularly notable graduate thesis in the field of energy.
Since 2013 she has been the CEO of the Municipal company for the construction of the city, as well as the activities of energy efficiency and environmental protection.
As a creator and implementer of energy development policy at the local level, she has so far coordinated the implementation of over 40 projects in the field of energy efficiency, renewable energy sources, e-mobility, environmental protection, sustainable development, and climate change mitigation and adaptation policies.
As an author of all, so far, developed strategic documents at the local level that aim to achieve the goals of European energy policy in the field of climate change mitigation and adaptation, Gordana has dedicated her professional career to to creating synergies between local, regional and national levels in order to inspire and accelerate climate actions.
In 2021, she was appointed the European Climate Pact Ambassador.
Country : Croatia
Region : Istria County
City : Poreč
Profession : CEO
Area of interest : climate mitigation and adaptation; climate neutrality; renewable energy sources; e-mobility; sustainable development; environmental protection
REMARKABLE Climate Leaders will build new leadership capacity across Europe through a Climate Leadership Programme designed with and for climate leaders. Through a people-centred approach, Regional Energy Agencies will support leaders of public authorities and communities in implementing transformational roadmaps and innovative solutions to achieve climate neutrality.