Iris holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and a bachelor’s degree in Finance from the University of Zagreb, and is a member of the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). She is fluent in Croatian, Russian and English.
She joined KPMG in Croatia Financial Advisory Services in 2004, where she was involved in supporting a wide range of transactions, including the performance of buy-side and sell-side due diligence, valuation and M&A transactions support, as well as in audit engagements. In 2007 Iris transferred to KPMG Almaty, where she was directly involved in the creation and development of KPMG advisory practice, including Deal Advisory, and is currently involved in transaction support in Kazakhstan, CIS and other countries.
Iris has experience in working with both strategic and financial investors from various sectors, including the telecommunications sector (she heads the CIS Client Services Group in this sector), the financial sector, infrastructure and transport, energy and natural resources, consumer sector, industrial goods sector, etc. She also specializes in working with private equity funds and family capital managers.