Ivan Marić is the Director of the 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 1990s and has since then participated in numerous national initiatives related to building Croatian e-infrastructure. He led the national strategic project Croatian Scientific and Educational Cloud (HR-ZOO), which was instrumental in building a new generation of e-infrastructure for advanced science and modern education, and the new supercomputer “Supek”.
On the international level, he is actively involved in building and governing major pan-European e-infrastructures like GEANT and EGI. Mr. Maric holds several positions in international organizations as 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 the Horizon Europe Research Infrastructure Programme Committee. For a number of years, he was a national delegate in e-Infrastructure Reflection Group (e-IRG).