Deputy Director

 

Brigadier General Gordana GARAŠIĆ, HR
Place of birth: Zagreb, Croatia

10 July 2016
Deputy Director of RACVIAC - Centre for Security Cooperation, Zagreb, Croatia

   

Area of Responsibility

    The Deputy Director supervises, controls, directs and coordinates RACVIAC personnel on all matters and ensures efficient and effective use of all resources. He/she is responsible for RACVIAC Program Proposal development and for execution of the approved Program. He/she also develops the RACVIAC Annual Budget, proposes allocation of resources to programs and seminars, and monitors expenditures. He/she develops policies and procedures that support the RACVIAC mission, integrated activities of the faculty, and effective support to all RACVIAC activities.
   

Education

  1994 - Graduate of the Faculty of Law at the University of Zagreb - graduate jurist (LL.B.)
  1998 - Graduate of the USA, Special Warfare Center and School, Fort Bragg, NC: PSYOPS and Civil Affairs
  2013 - Graduate of U.S. National Defense University in Washington, Dwight D. Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy
   

Languages

  Croatian, English
   

Previous Engagements & Experience

  1994 - Sector for citizenship at the Ministry of Interior
  1995 - Assistant in the office of the Head of the Personnel Department
  1996 - Advisor at the Verification Centre, arms control
  1998 - Advisor at the Defence Policy Department MoD
  1999 - Head of Section at the Defence Policy Department MoD
  1999 – 2004 - Head of Office for Coordination at the Defence Policy Department MoD (Chief of the Office of the Assistant Minister for Defence Policy)
  2004 – 2008 - Military advisor at the Croatian Military Representation to NATO/EU
  2008 - Chief of the Cabinet of the Chief of General Staff of the Croatian Armed Forces
  2008 – 2009 - Head of Section for Current Ops in Command Operations Centre, General Staff of the Croatian Armed Forces
  2010 - Chief CJ1 in Regional Command North at the ISAF, NATO mission in Afghanistan
  2010 - Acting LEGAD for the Commander of RC North at the ISAF, NATO mission in Afghanistan
  2010 – 2012 - Assistant Defence Advisor at the Office of the President of the Republic of Croatia
  2013 - Head of the Personnel Management Directorate (J1) at the General Staff of the Croatian Armed Forces
  2014 - Gender advisor in the HQ ISAF, NATO mission in Afghanistan
  2015 – 2016 - Head of Military Office, Cabinet for Defence and National Security, in the Office of the President of the Republic of Croatia
   

Contact Information

    Office: Stari Hrast 53 Rakitje, Bestovje 10437, Croatia
TEL: ++ 385 1 3330 810
FAX: ++ 385 1 3330 809
E-MAIL: ggarasic@racviac.org