Dr. Sanja Čižmar is Senior Partner of Horwath HTL Zagreb, a member of the global leading hotel, tourism and leisure industry consulting group. Dr. Čižmar earned her PhD degree in strategic management of hospitality industry at Faculty of Economics and Business Zagreb. Since 1997, Sanja Čižmar was Managing Partner of Horwath HTL Zagreb, and since 2011 Senior Partner. She is lecturer of hotel management at Faculty for Economics and Business in Zagreb, and author of several text books of tourism and hospitality management as well as numerous articles and columns in professional and scientific magazines.
Sanja has built her hospitality industry management and consulting experience in South East Europe working on consulting projects with the leading hospitality companies over 20 years. She has been involved in over 400 projects including a wide range of project development assignments, coaching, asset management and hotel management contracting projects. Sanja has been actively involved in establishment and development of few regional hotel management companies. Focus of her expertise is oriented to the management of change, strategic management, education and asset management in hospitality industry of South East Europe, helping the clients to drive improved performance and increase returns on their investments.