The Nature Park Medvednica is managed by a Public Institution under the jurisdiction of the Ministry of Environment and Energy of the Republic of Croatia. The founder of the Institution is the Republic of Croatia, and the rights and duties of the founder of the Institution are carried out by the Government of the Republic of Croatia.

The Institution’s activities include protection, maintenance and promotion of the Nature Park Medvednica with the purpose of protecting and preserving the originality of nature, ensuring an undisturbed conduction of natural processes and sustainable usage of natural goods, supervising the conditions and measures of nature protection in the managed area and participating in the collection of data for the purpose of monitoring the state of nature preservation.

The Institution bodies are the Governing Council and the Director.

The Institution is managed by the Governing Council, while the Director organizes, leads and represents the Institution.

Members of the Governing Council:

  • Gabrijela Šestani, president
  • Diana Prpić, member
  • Dubravka Pajkin Tučkar, MSc., member
  • Vladimir Lušo, member
  • Ivan Štefek, member

The Institution is divided into five departments managed by the Director.

Director’s office

Marina Popijač, PHd.

Nature Protection, Maintenance,
Preservation and Park Promotion Department

Conservation Manager
Tajana Ban Ćurić, MSc. (Geology)

Park Ranger Department

Head of Department – Head Ranger
Martina Jurjević Varga, MSc. (Forestry)

Department for Promotional, Sales and Tourist Activities

Head of Department
Andrea Kostelić, MSc. (Geography)

Department for Legal, Economic, General and Common Affairs

Head of Service 
Antonia Pezo, MSc. (Economics)

Voditeljica odsjeka računovodstvenih poslova
Gordana Bakić, Accountant

Technical and maintenance Subsection

Head of Subsection
Suzana Kavčić, MSc. (Geology)