Ivan Marić is the Director of University Computing Centre – SRCE, where he began his career in 1990. During his time in SRCE, he played an important role in the creation and construction of the Croatian academic and research network at the beginning of 1990’s and has since then participated in numerous national initiatives related to building Croatian e-infrastructure. Currently, he leads the national strategic project Croatian Scientific and Educational Cloud (HR-ZOO), which aims to build a new generation of e-infrastructure for advanced science and modern education.
On the international level, he is actively involved in building and governing major pan-European e-infrastructures like GÉANT and EGI. Mr. Maric holds several positions in international organizations as a national representative for Croatia – he is an official Croatian delegate in the EOSC Steering Board and in EOSC Association General Assembly. He is also the Croatian representative in Horizon Europe Research Infrastructure Programme Committee. For a number of years, he was a national delegate in the e-Infrastructure Reflection Group (e-IRG).