Ivana Cesarec

  • Head of Critical Infrastructure and Cultural Heritage Department
  • Ministry of the Interior, Civil Protection Directorate, Croatia

Ivana Cesarec works for Ministry of Interior, Civil Protection Directorate as Head of Critical Infrastructure and Cultural Heritage Department within Sector for Disaster Risk Reduction. She is also a member of Critical Entities Resilience Group – a European Commission expert group and member of The Council of the European Union’s Working Party on Civil Protection – CER. At the University of Applied Sciences Velika Gorica she is lecturer in two CIP thematic courses. Since 2013 to 2018 she was an employee of the Department for Prevention, Planning and Analytics within the National Protection and Rescue Directorate of Republic of Croatia. She has educational background in crisis management and holds master’s degree in international relations and diplomacy. Ivana is an author and co-author of book and several scientific and professional papers related to CIP.


  • Crisis Management, Coordination & Communication

    Planning and preparation is the key to ensuring that CI and venue operators have the right equipment, processes and procedures in place to respond in the event of an emergency. Coordination and information sharing is essential for situational awareness and can improve the planning process. How do we better coordinate and co-operate to enhance protection […]