Alma, a Croatian citizen, joined Bruegel in September 2014. As a member of the Development team, she is responsible for securing sustainable sources of income, namely from private foundations and other private partners, and for developing strategic partnerships and collaborations with different stakeholders (think tanks, academia, public institutes) in the scope of research projects. Alma oversees development and the design of projects, manages execution of the awarded projects and reporting thereof.
Alma’s portfolio includes projects in areas of inclusive economy, future of work, climate and energy and health economics.
Before joining the Development team, Alma worked as Executive Assistant and supported former Director Guntram Wolff and Deputy Director Maria Demertzis in their day-to-day activities.
She holds a Master degree in French language and comparative literature from the University of Zagreb and a Master degree in Management from the VUB University in Brussels. Alma is a Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) by the Project Management Institute, and she speaks Croatian, English and French.