Tvrtko Perković was appointed to his position on 1 July 2017, after serving as Operating Director of Corporate Centre between September 2012 and June 2017. Prior to that he was serving as acting director of the Human Resources Sector from July 2012.
He began his career as an intern at INA, d.d. in 1986 in the Exploration & Production BD, Workover and Well services Facility, after which he worked as a operating engineer, to become the head of the Special Services Sector in 1990. In 1995, he was the assistant director of the Technical Services Sector until 1997, when he transferred to CROSCO, d.o.o. to the position of director of the Strategy and Development Sector. In 1999 and 2000 he managed a project for the implementation of the SAP system in INA, d.d., after which he was appointed to the position of director of the Strategy, Human Resources and IT Sector at CROSCO, d.o.o. In July 2009, he returned to INA, d.d. to perform the tasks of director of the Upstream Support Sector and was appointed to the position of president of the Management Board of STSI, ltd. in 2010, a position he held until July 2012.
He graduated from the Zagreb University Faculty of Mining, Geology and Petroleum Engineering with a major in Petroleum Engineering in 1985, and attended an international MBA program at the Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Zagreb from 1990 till 1993.