Kresimir Antonio Paliska is the AACI CEO. He has more than 20 years’ experience in Quality, Patient Safety, and Hospital leadership and is recognized internationally as a leader in the field of healthcare quality improvement. He has earned his Master degree specializing in the area of Healthcare Management. During last 10 years, his role was Healthcare and Accreditation Director in DNV GL for Europe and the Middle East. During this time, he developed a wide range of operational, regulatory knowledge and experience in best practice solutions for proactive health management. He has an extensive background in strategic relationship management, with a particular focus on strategic relationships and partnerships which create value, reduce redundancy and increase efficiency. His past experience is with Ministries of Health, World Health Organization, ISQua, NGOs, and Professional Quality, Safety and Patient Organizations at both the national and international level. Special Expertise in leadership development and mentoring, especially regarding quality and safety programs, international accreditation, and patient safety solutions.