Nikola Popović works with HAKOM, the Croatian Regulatory Authority for Network Industries as Council Member last twelve years. Prior, he worked with AZTN the Croatian Competition Authority as Council Vice-Chair for six years. Earlier he served with NRAs for telecom and rail, HAKOM’s predecessors. He also worked for a Croatian Government ministry and participated in the process of accession to the European Union in the area of transport and state aid control.
He graduated from the Faculty of Law in Zagreb, where he also completed a PhD upon researching network industries regulation processes and the organization design of independent market regulators. He received an LLM from the College of Europe in Bruges after researching harmonization issues of electronic communications in Croatia and EU law. He passed the Bar exam and is assistant professor at the Faculty of Law in Zagreb.