About Croatian Government

Tihomir Jakovina

Minister of Agriculture
Tihomir Jakovina
Tihomir Jakovina
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  • Address: Ulica grada Vukovara 78, 10 000 Zagreb


Curriculum Vitae
• Born in Slavonski Brod on 21 June 1967
• Divorced, father of two daughters
• Independence War veteran, volunteer

• 2010: Postgraduate specialist study in local democracy and development at the Faculty of Political Sciences, University of Zagreb
• 1993: Graduated from the Agronomic Faculty, University of Zagreb
• 1986: Finished secondary school for agriculture in Slavonski Brod
• 1982: Finished the Branko Radičević Primary School in Slavonski Brod

Political Career
• 2011: SDP campaign manager in the 5th constituency in the 2011 parliamentary election
• 2010: Chairman of the regional SDP Council for Agriculture in Slavonia and Baranja
• 2010: President of the SDP in the Brod-Posavina County
• 2007: SDP campaign manager in the 5th constituency in the 2007 parliamentary election
• 2007: Member of the SDP Council for Agriculture and Fishery
• 2007: Member of the SDP Eco Forum
• 2007: Member of the SDP Council for local self-government
• 2007: Finished the New Society political academy
• 1999: Participated in the establishment and work of the municipal organisation of the SDP in Bukovlje and of the SDP organisation in the Brod-Posavina County
• Member of the SDP since 1999

Professional Career
• 2009– 2011: Prefect of the municipality of Bukovlje
• 2005– 2009: Prefect of the municipality of Bukovlje and head of municipal government
• 2001– 2005: Prefect of the municipality of Bukovlje chairman of the Municipal Council
• 1995–2001: Director of Agrocentar Tj-prom d.o.o., Bukovlje/Slavonski Brod
• 1993–1995: Technologist at the laboratory for micropropagation at Hladnjača d.o.o. in Slavonski Brod
• 1991–1993: Member of special police forces of the Sisak-Moslavina Police Department, Ministry of the Interior of the Republic of Croatia

• Active in several associations and sport societies – Ecological Association, Association of Winemakers and Wine Growers, Agronomist Society, Brod Handball School

Foreign languages
• English and Italian
• Recreational sport (tennis, skiing, handball, horse riding…), reading, travelling