Nataša Mikuš Žigman
State Secretary of the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development
Nataša Mikuš Žigman is the State Secretary of the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of the Republic of Croatia from 2020. Previously she acted as the state secretary of the of the Ministry of Economy, Entrepreneurship and Crafts (2016-2020), and as the head and head deputy of the Central Finance and Contracting Agency of the European Union funded programmes and projects (2012- 2016). She was also a deputy of the state secretary of the Central State Office for the Development Strategy and Coordination of the European Union Funds (2006-2011), and expert assistant and head of the department in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration (2000-2005). Nataša Mikuš Žigman graduated English and German language and literature at the Faculty of Philosophy in Zagreb (1998), and obtained her master’s degree of contemporary European studies at the Sussex European Institute, University of Brighton, United Kingdom (2000). In 2012 she enrolled specialist study programme Economics of the European union at the Faculty of Economics & Business in Zagreb. She is proficient in English, German and French language.