Ana Ivanišević Hernaus, PhD

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Ana Ivanišević Hernaus, PhD
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Ana Ivanišević Hernaus
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Ana Ivanisevic Hernaus, PhD, graduated V. mathematical grammar school in Zagreb. In 2005 she graduated Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Zagreb. She finished Specialist Postgraduate Studies New Europe Master in Banking and Entrepreneurship in Treviso, Italy (2006) along with Financial Institutions and Markets in Zagreb, at the Faculty of Economics and Business (2009). Upon completing University Postgraduate Doctoral study programme with doctoral thesis titled „Development of socially responsible investment through different investment strategies” in 2013, she achieved an academic degree and the title Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), field economics, specialisation finance.

During 2006 she worked in risk management sector at Unicredit Group, Milano. Furthermore, she worked in Zagrebacka banka d.d. as a credit risk analyst, and in 2008 she was hired as a research associate at the Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Zagreb. In 2013 she was promoted to senior assistant, since 2016 she has been employed as an assistant professor and since 2021 as an associate professor at the Department of Finance.

She teaches courses of Financial Institutions and Markets (both at Croatian-taught and English-taught study programmes) and Commercial Banking. She also gained international experience by teaching abroad, at Berlin School of Economics and Law, Germany. In academic year 2014/2015 she was graded as the best teacher of seminar classes in Bachelor Degree in Business study programme.

She is the author or co-author in several published scientific papers. She actively participates at domestic and international conferences and seminars. She was a visiting scholar at the renowned research centre in the field of economics and business economics CentER at the University of Tilburg, the Netherlands. She received Dr Pero Jurkovic award in 2014 for her doctoral thesis. She was a winner at the international EDAMBA Thesis Competition 2015 organized by European Doctoral Association in Management and Business Administration.

She is a Croatian native speaker as well as an active speaker of English and Italian, and passive of German language.