Balkan Business Analysis 2021

Katarina Kukuljan (Croatia)

Head of Core Banking System @Privredna Banka Zagreb

Katarina Kukuljan (Croatia)

Head of Core Banking System @Privredna Banka Zagreb


Currently employed at Intesa Sanpaolo Group (Privredna Banka Zagreb) as head of software development teams in charge of developing and maintaining the bank’s core system (fully internally developed and maintained).

Prior to my current position, I worked as a business analyst for 11 years as a member of development teams on numerous banking software development projects (e.g. international and domestic payment service, syndicated loans, etc.) as well as successfully leading one of the biggest IT challenges in banking industry in Croatia (“CHF conversion”, very complex regulatory requirement in extremely limited time framework).

Main responsibilities as business analyst were:

  • analysis of business requirements and their implementation into existing IT systems;
  • proposing IT solutions;
  • managing the development, internal IT and user testing;
  • production monitoring;
  • writing IT specification, technical documentation and reports;
  • development, maintenance and enhancement of a variety of automated processes/ information systems throughout the organization.

So far, I have significant experience as a speaker or trainer at Intesa Sanpaolo Group internal job training and meetups.


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