On November 27th, Zagreb School of Economics and Management hosted in the scheme of ZSEM's Business forum, Dr.Hongjoo J.Hahm, Director of the office for Croatia and Slovenia in the World Bank. Dr. Hahm delivered a lecture under the topic "Global challenges in the 21st century" and more than 100 participants including ambassadors, business people and students enjoyed his lecture.
Dr. Hongjoo J. Hahm started working in the World Bank in 1991. Before that, he was serving in Asian Development Bank. He was lecturing in New York University as well as City University in New York. Before coming to Croatia in 2010 as Regional manager, he was a Director of Department dealing with Infrastructure in the Jakarta Office, the World Bank. His mandate was to manage projects related to transport, energy, urbanization. He collaborated in many projects run by the World Bank, such as reconstruction of the area devastated by natural disasters like tsunami as well as earthquakes. Dr. Hahm received his Ph.D. in the field of finance and financing projects is his main area of mandates.