Vedran Horvat is currently Head of the Zagreb office in the Heinrich Böll Foundation, a German green political foundation and think tank network. His professional experience included five years as the junior journalist for domestic political daily, Vjesnik, and contributor for Transitions Online, a Prague based online magazine, the San Francisco Chronicle, and the Christian Science Monitor. 
He is a PhD candidate at the Faculty of Political Sciences in Zagreb and member of the Zagreb based Academy of Political Development. He regularly publishes and edits papers, mainly dealing with security, migration and civil society development. He is an active member of a number of civic incentives and is engaged in supporting grassroots green movements both locally and internationally.