Damir Juričić has twenty years of experience in the private and public sectors; banking, consultancy and public bodies. He is currently working at the Agency for Investments and Competitiveness as deputy managing director responsible for the area of public-private partnership. He received his PhD on the subject of risk management and debt capacity in public-private partnerships. He has published more than thirty scientific and professional papers and two books (in Croatian): The financing of capital projects of local public sector and Fundamentals of public-private partnerships and project finance. Damir is a member of the evaluation team Partnerships Awards in London for the best PPP project in the world. He has participated in numbers of professional and scientific conferences in Croatia and worldwide.