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Croatian Forest Research Institute is managed by Management Board. The Management Board is composed of five members, three of them appointed by the Founder (Ministry of Science, Education and Sports), one member is selected among the members of Scientific Board and one is selected from employees of the Institute. The mandate of the Management Board members is two years.
The Management Board chairman is prof. Milan Oršanić, PhD. Other members appointed by the founder are: prof. Milan Poljak, PhD. and Amalija Babić, member appointed by the Scientific Board is Krunoslav Indir, PhD and member appointed by the employees is Ivan Seletković, PhD.

Director General is selected by the public open call further to the Management Board decision for a mandate of four years. He/she is responsible for Institute’s legal issues.
The Director General is Sanja Perić, PhD elected in her first term from 18th of February 2019.

Professional board of the Institute is Scientific Board. The Scientific Board consists of Director General, staff scientists and one representative of expert associates.
Chairman of the Scientific Board is Nenad Potočić, PhD.

Institute’s organization and structure is determined by the Statute, the Regulations on the internal organization and the Regulations on the internal order. Conducting research and services at the Institute is organized in six Research Divisions, Common Affairs Service, Department for Nursery Production and three Regional Research Centers. Six laboratories are organized in one inter-division department – Department for Laboratory Analysis.

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