After successfully completing his internship at Vlahovic Group, Tomislav joined the team as Researcher/Analyst.
Tomislav holds an M.A. in Political Science from the Faculty of Political Science, University of Zagreb. Public policy, European affairs and interest group politics were his core areas of interest, resulting in a master’s thesis on lobbying within the EU comitology system. During his final year of studies, Tomislav has conducted extensive interviews with lobbyists and was given, first-hand, the opportunity to acquire an in-depth grasp of the government relations industry.
Along with his studies, Tomislav spent meaningful time working in the retail and hospitality industries. Furthermore, he enriched his skills and knowledge by completing an internship at EY’s office in Zagreb. He has gained experience at EY’s marketing and advisory departments, dealing mainly with EU projects and preparation of EY Entrepreneur of the Year project in Croatia. Moreover, he garnered additional experience in research and event management by completing a high-intensity internship at the Hanns Seidel Stiftung in Zagreb.
In his spare time, Tomislav enjoys basketball and jogging, as he is a big sports enthusiast due to having played handball for a portion of his life.