Hrvoje Livaja graduated from the University of Zagreb at the Faculty of Economics, specializing in Finance, in 2007. His professional career began at Deloitte’s where he was promoted to senior manager.
In 2012, he became the project manager in the Energy Sector and Investment Monitoring Center, where he monitored the investments of all public companies and reported to the Government of the Republic of Croatia.
From November 2013, he was the Chairman of the Supervisory Board of HŽ Cargo and a few months later he became a member of the Administrative Council of the Port of Ploče. He further continued his career as an advisor to the Minister of Maritime Affairs, Transport and Infrastructure. In addition, he was a member of the following supervisory boards: Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Hrvatske autoceste d.o.o. and member of the Supervisory Board of HŽ Putnički Prijevoz d.o.o. In 2016, he took over the role of Executive Director for Logistics for ENNA Group.
Since February 2018 he has served as Advisor to the Management Board of the Port of Ploče. On 27 December 2018, by unanimous decision of the Supervisory Board of Luka Ploče d.d., he was appointed as the new President of the Management Board of the Port of Ploče, his term beginning on 1 February 2019.
Daniela Marelić is a certified Chartered Accountant with the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants [CA(SA)], and a Commissioner of Oaths. She gained her academic degree from the University of the Witwatersrand with her Majors in Financial accounting, Managerial accounting, Taxation, Audit.
She started her professional career in 2008 in the renowned auditing company PricewaterhouseCoopers South Africa, where she worked for close on 12 years in the Banking and Capital Markets Division, after which, in June 2019, she contuined her career in the Eastern European market at Deloitte Croatia as a director in the Audit & Advisory Department until she joined the Management Board of Luka Ploče d.d.
Daniela has extensive experience in the financial services banking sector. She has lead a number of complex and high profile public interest clients across corporate investment banking, retail and business banking, asset management, corporate and retail credit portfolios (including collateral management), securitised vehicle structures and the implementation of IFRS 9 both in corporate and retail sectors. In addition, over the last number of years, her role has also focused on analysis and assessment in relation to the nature of business practices, conduct and compliance risk and the oversight of risk governance and risk practices.
She was appointed as the Chief Financial Officer by a unanimous decision of the Supervisory Board of Luka Ploče d.d. beginning her mandate from July 1, 2020.