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Executive Director

Executive Director
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Tomislav Svetina was born on September 5, 1969 in Zagreb, Croatia. He completed his primary and secondary education in the Croatian capital, and he studied law at the University of Zagreb.

Svetina developed his legal career through working in multiple law firms, after which he also headed his own firm. Between 2005 and 2012, he was a member of the management of the Croatian Lottery.


From 2012 to 2018, Svetina served as the general director of GNK Dinamo during a particularly successful time period for the club. 


In addition to his work at GNK Dinamo, Svetina also actively participated in the work of the European Club Association (ECA), with his work there being especially focused on building dialogue between ECA and the international players’ union FIFPro.  


He has served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Zagreb Sports Association since 2014, and in late 2018 he was elected as the president of the Zagreb Football Association. 


He served as the vice-president of the Croatian Football Federation from 2017 to 2021, during which he was also a president of the HNS Regulations Committee.


At the proposal of HNS president Marijan Kustić, the Executive Committee of the HNS unanimously elected Svetina as the Croatian FA’s executive director on July 29, 2021.


Tomislav Svetina lives in Zagreb with his wife, with whom he has adult twin children.

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  • Marijan Kustić

    Marijan
    Kustić

    2021.-

  • Davor Šuker

    Davor
    Šuker

    2012.-2021.

  • Vlatko Marković

    Vlatko
    Marković

    1998.-2012.

  • Branko Mikša

    Branko
    Mikša

    1997.-1998.

  • dr. Josip Šoić

    dr. Josip
    Šoić

    1996.-1997.

  • Nadan Vidošević

    Nadan
    Vidošević

    1995.-1996.

  • Đuro Brodarac

    Đuro
    Brodarac

    1995.

  • dr. Damir Matovinović (v.d.)

    dr. Damir
    Matovinović (v.d.)

    1994.-1995.

  • dr. Mladen Vedriš

    dr. Mladen
    Vedriš

    1990.-1994.

  • Paško Viđak

    Paško
    Viđak

    1988.-1990.

  • Antun Ćilić

    Antun
    Ćilić

    1986.-1988.

  • Adam Sušanj

    Adam
    Sušanj

    1985.-1986.

  • Milivoj Ražov

    Milivoj
    Ražov

    1984.-1985.

  • Dušan Veselinović

    Dušan
    Veselinović

    1982.-1984.

  • Željko Huber

    Željko
    Huber

    1981.-1982.

  • Ljubo Španjol

    Ljubo
    Španjol

    1978.-1981.

  • Vlato Bogatec

    Vlato
    Bogatec

    1976.-1978.

  • Ivan Kolić

    Ivan
    Kolić

    1971.-1976.

  • Bruno Knežević

    Bruno
    Knežević

    1966.-1971.

  • Luka Bajakić

    Luka
    Bajakić

    1965.-1966.

  • Pero Splivalo

    Pero
    Splivalo

    1959.-1965.

  • Mirko Oklobdžija

    Mirko
    Oklobdžija

    1957.-1959.

  • Vlado Ranogajec

    Vlado
    Ranogajec

    1953.-1957.

  • inž. Boris Bakrač

    inž. Boris
    Bakrač

    1950.-1953.

  • Lazo Vračarić

    Lazo
    Vračarić

    1947.-1950.

  • Mijo Hršak

    Mijo
    Hršak

    1945.-1947.

  • dr. Rinaldo Čulić

    dr. Rinaldo
    Čulić

    1944.-1945.

  • Vatroslav Petek

    Vatroslav
    Petek

    1942.-1944.

  • dr. Rudolf Hitrec

    dr. Rudolf
    Hitrec

    1941.-1942.

  • dr. Ivo Kraljević

    dr. Ivo
    Kraljević

    1939.-1941.

  • dr. Milan Graf

    dr. Milan
    Graf

    1914.-1919.

  • Vladimir Očić

    Vladimir
    Očić

    1914.

  • prof. dr. Milovan Zoričić

    prof. dr. Milovan
    Zoričić

    1912.-1914.

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  • Tomislav Svetina

    Tomislav
    Svetina

    2021.-

  • Marijan Kustić

    Marijan
    Kustić

    2019.-2021.

  • Damir Vrbanović

    Damir
    Vrbanović

    2012.-2019.

  • Zorislav Srebrić

    Zorislav
    Srebrić

    1998.-2012.

  • Josip Čop

    Josip
    Čop

    1996.-1998.

  • Ante Pavlović (v.d.)

    Ante
    Pavlović (v.d.)

    1995.-1996.

  • Duško Grabovac

    Duško
    Grabovac

    1990.-1995.

  • prof. Marko Jurić

    prof. Marko
    Jurić

    1981.-1990.

  • Ante Pavlović

    Ante
    Pavlović

    1962.-1981.

  • Boris Tepšić

    Boris
    Tepšić

    1959.-1962.

  • Vlado Bogatec

    Vlado
    Bogatec

    1957.-1959.

  • Mirko Oklobdžija

    Mirko
    Oklobdžija

    1954.-1957.

  • Julije Frangen

    Julije
    Frangen

    1941.-1943.

  • Valent Malović

    Valent
    Malović

    1940.-1941.

  • Vatroslav Petek

    Vatroslav
    Petek

    1941.

  • Josip Šikić

    Josip
    Šikić

    1940-1941.

  • Mijo Hršak

    Mijo
    Hršak

    1940.-1941.

  • Bogdan Cuvaj

    Bogdan
    Cuvaj

    1939.-1940.

  • Julije Frangen

    Julije
    Frangen

    1939.-1940.

  • Velimir Lamza

    Velimir
    Lamza

    1939.-1940.

  • Fran Šuklje

    Fran
    Šuklje

    1918.-1919.

  • Janko Justin

    Janko
    Justin

    1918.-1919.

  • Zvonimir Klobučar

    Zvonimir
    Klobučar

    1914.-1918.

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  • Zlatko Dalić

    Zlatko
    Dalić

    2017.-

  • Ante Čačić

    Ante
    Čačić

    2015.-2017.

  • Niko Kovač

    Niko
    Kovač

    2013.-2015.

  • Igor Štimac

    Igor
    Štimac

    2012.-2013.

  • Slaven Bilić

    Slaven
    Bilić

    2006.-2012.

  • Zlatko Kranjčar

    Zlatko
    Kranjčar

    2004.-2006.

  • Otto Barić

    Otto
    Barić

    2002.-2004.

  • Mirko Jozić

    Mirko
    Jozić

    2000.-2002.

  • Tomislav Ivić

    Tomislav
    Ivić

    1995.

  • Miroslav Blažević

    Miroslav
    Blažević

    1994.-2000.

  • Vlatko Marković

    Vlatko
    Marković

    1993.

  • Stanko Poklepović

    Stanko
    Poklepović

    1992.

  • Dražan Jerković

    Dražan
    Jerković

    1990.-1991.

  • Franjo Wölfl

    Franjo
    Wölfl

    1956.

  • Leo Lemešić

    Leo
    Lemešić

    1956.

  • Bruno Knežević

    Bruno
    Knežević

    1956.

  • Bernard Hügl

    Bernard
    Hügl

    1943.-1945.

  • Bogdan Cuvaj

    Bogdan
    Cuvaj

    1941.-1943.

  • dr.Rudolf Hitrec

    dr.Rudolf
    Hitrec

    1941.

  • Jozo Jakopić

    Jozo
    Jakopić

    1939.-1941.

  • Hugo Kinert

    Hugo
    Kinert

    1918.-1919.

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