Dr. Mato Njavro is a board Member at Platinum Invest Company and a professor at the Zagreb School of Economics and Management. He is also a research associate and visiting lecturer at the University of St. Gallen, in Switzerland. Mato’s research interests include corporate finance, capital markets and hedge funds. He has extensively travelled to Asia, including China, India, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam and Singapore where he worked on various projects. Prior to obtaining his PhD in economics and finance at the University of St. Gallen in 2012, Mato worked for Lehman Brothers and Nomura investment banking divisions in London. Mato completed his bachelor’s degree in international economics and management at the University Bocconi in Milan, Italy. He received his masters degree in corporate finance the SDA Bocconi. Mato’s global experience is accompanied by language proficiency in Croatian, English, German, Italian and


  • International education at Boccony 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