Mario Turković

Director / CEO

Mario Turković is the CEO of EnergoVizije Ltd. It has more than 15 years of experience in the public and private sector, primarily in the field of public-private partnerships and concessions. He was in charge of the operational establishment of the legal and institutional framework for public private partnership (PPP) and concession in the Republic of Croatia, and was the author of the first PPP Act as well as all other relevant regulations (bylaws, guides, manuals). During his work at the PPP Agency, he was responsible for evaluating and approving a number of PPP projects, including the Zagreb Airport project, which is still the largest PPP project contracted and successfully implemented in Croatia.

Experience:

EnergoVizija Inc., Executive Director

October 2013 – Present (1 year 11 months)Zagreb, Croatia
Provision of legal and financial consultancy services in preparation and development of infrastructure (particularly PPP/Concessions) projects in different sectors, such as transportation, energy, telecommunication and social sector. Provision of such services includes:
• general structuring of projects;
• analyses of legal framework with recommendation of legal concepts for projects’ implementation;
• development of feasibility, socio-economic and similar studies;
• preparation and development of tender documentation;
• preparation and development of PPP/Concession contracts;
• assistance during the procurement procedure;
• assistance in PPP/Concession contract closure (commercial and financial)

Agency for Public – Private Partnership, Head of Sector for PPP Projects Approval and Monitoring

January 2009 – 2013 (4 years)Zagreb, Croatia
• responsible for pursuing of thorough PPP projects proposals’ analysis, assessment and approvals (the most notable one was the New Zagreb Airport Terminal PPP/concession Project valued 250M EUR which is currently under execution);
• responsible for drafting of all PPP legal acts (PPP Law, PPP regulations, PPP Strategy) and actively participated in drafting of Concession/Public Procurement acts;
• responsible for setting up of the PPP Contract Register as well as of projects’ implementation monitoring system;
• participated in Negotiation Team for Chapter 5 (Public Procurement) during the Croatian pre-accession period (responsible particularly for all PPP related issues);
• responsible for preparation and execution of two EU funded IPA Twinning Light Projects;
• responsible for setting up of PPP educational system;
• participated in setting up of the Agency for Public-Private Partnership;

Trade and Investment Promotion Agency, Senior Adviser for PPP

December 2007 – January 2009 (1 year 2 months)Zagreb, Croatia
• team leader for drafting of first PPP Law as well as of whole PPP legal framework in Republic of Croatia;
• participated in drafting of Concession Law and Public Procurement Law and other related documents (e.g. Public Procurement Strategy);
• participated in Negotiation Team for Chapter 5 (Public Procurement) during the Croatian pre-accession period (responsible particularly for all PPP related issues).

Ministry of the Interior – Minister’s Cabinet, Supervisor for Internal Affairs (2002-2004); Head of Section (2004-2007)

January 2002 – December 2007 (6 years)Zagreb, Croatia
• responsible for Ministry’s bilateral and multilateral international relations (South East European countries, Germany, Austria, France, USA, Canada, EU, NATO, OSCE, UN);
• responsible for drafting, facilitating and negotiating bilateral and multilateral international agreements, protocols and similar acts;
• responsible for organizing international conferences, minister’ s foreign activities and official visits of foreign delegations to Croatia.