Deputy Director of Partnerships & Project Manager
Filip co-leads the Entrepreneurial Diplomacy Program with projects on Iran and Southeast Europe. He is currently working on the further development of the entrepreneurial ecosystem in Southeast Europe. As part of his additional role, he develops partnerships with NYC based organizations and the diplomatic community.
Raised in Croatia, he was a member of the Croatian Junior National Team. A combination of his Water Polo and academic achievements resulted in his enrolment at St. Francis College in New York City, where he majored in International Culture Studies and minors in Political Science and Italian. During his senior year of college, he was the captain of the Water Polo team. Filip also studied in Rome, Italy, where he worked at the United Nations Crime and Justice Interregional Justice Research Institute.
After completion of his bachelor degree in 2012 and working as Network 20/20’s Program Coordinator, Filip spent two years in the Netherlands, after which he decided to return to New York and take on new challenges at Network 20/20.
He aims to complete a master’s degree in International Relations and Strategic Studies.