Ksenija Renko is the founder and director of Jupiter Strategic Consulting Ltd. located in Zagreb, Croatia. The company specializes in strategic communications public relations and communication management. For the past 20 years Ksenija Renko has worked extensively on communications and public relations projects for numerous clients in Croatia, Slovenia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Bulgaria, the Republic of North Macedonia, the Czech Republic, Turkey and Italy. Since 2010 she has worked as a senior consultant for communications on various European Union and World Bank projects, implemented in the countries of Southeast Europe.
Ksenija Renko founded Publicis Consultants|Zagreb, Adriatic Hub, within Publicis Group which she successfully managed for four years (2008-2012). She worked as a lecturer at the University of Dubrovnik, teaching PR Campaigns Management and Integrated Marketing Communications (2007-2011). Prior to that, she ran her own Jupiter Agency, specializing in integrated marketing communications and public relations (2000-2007). Ksenija Renko began her career in the media and worked for eight years as a journalist, editor, director of marketing and promotion. She was also involved in many of the most significant media projects in Croatia. With other eminent Croatian journalists, she founded and worked as an editor in the popular Croatian life-style magazine Gloria. Ksenija obtained a master's degree from the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb. She also studied Business Marketing at the Faculty of Economics and Business, University of Zagreb.
Implementing innovative communication projects for local and international clients, Ksenija Renko has worked on establishing and promoting the PR profession in Croatia and the countries of Southeast Europe. She is a former President and Vice President of the Croatian Public Relations Association and editor of the first Croatian PR Handbook PRO PR (2001/2002). She has also been a member of the Executive Board of the Croatian Agency for Public Relations. She established and organized the first Croatian PR Congress - educational conference in Public Relations and Communications. She has also founded and worked as a program director for numerous national and international public relations conferences. She has won numerous awards in recognition of her commitment and professionalism.
Ksenija Renko is a communication adviser on different projects of CEELI Institute in Prague (Central and Eastern European Law Initiative) and a member of Global Judicial Integrity Network at UNODC in Vienna. She is the vice president of the Institute for the Development of Democracy and Media „Denis Kuljiš“. Ksenija Renko is an Honorary Member of the Serbian Society for Public Relations and a member of the International Jury of the prestigious Bulgarian communication competition BAPRA Bright Awards in Sofia. She is the First Honorary Member for Life of the Proactive Club (PROven in ACTIon and VEnture), which gathers eminent experts and experienced PR professionals from Southeast Europe.