Dr. Mato Njavro is a Senior Research Fellow at the St.Gallen Institute of Management in Asia (SGI-HSG). Prior to joining the SGI-HSG, Mato was a visiting research fellow at the Harvard Institute for Quantitative Social Sciences (IQSS), an assistant professor at the Zagreb School of Economics and Management and a co-founder of Luxembourg School of Business.
Mato’s research interests lie in the intersection of financial markets, public policy, and economic development. He has conducted research throughout Asia while working as a research associate at the Asia Research Center at the University of St.Gallen. He authored and co-authored several papers and case studies. Mato has earned his bachelor and master degree in economics and finance from University Bocconi and a PhD in the field of finance from the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland.


  • International education at Bocconi University, University of St. Gallen, Harvard University, Wharton Business School, London Business School
  • PhD in International Business, University of St.Gallen, Switzerland
  • In 2009, Research Assistant at Asia Research Centre, Universität St. Gallen
  • Board member at Platinum Invest
  • Professor of Finance and Strategic Management at Zagreb School of Economics and Management
  • Associate Dean for International Relations at the Zagreb School of Economics and Management