Biografija zamjenika župana Ratimira Ljubića
Ivan Pal was born in 1956 and lives in Koprivnica since birth. He attended elementary school and secondary school in Koprivnica. He continued his education at the Faculty for Physical Education in Zagreb where he graduated in 1979 and obtained the academic title of a professor of physical education.
Upon obtaining his diploma, in the same year he started working in the School centre in Koprivnica as a teacher of physical education and in February 1992 he was appointed the headmaster of the School of Crafts in Koprivnica.
From 1979 till 2004, additionally to his work in the school, he was active in the Handball club Podravka, he was a trainer in all categories and won a number of medals.
He is socio-politically active in his community, since 2000 a member of the Croatian Pheasant Party. In the previous mandate he was the chairman of the Municipal Council and in the second mandate he was a member of the Main Board of the Croatian Pheasant party.
From 1997 till 2009 he was the chairman of the Community of sports associations of the city Koprivnica. From 2006 till 2009 he was the chairman of the County sports association.
On May 17th 2009, in direct County elections, he was elected deputy of the Koprivnica Križevci County prefect.
He speaks English and has basic computer education. Married, wife Master of Pharmacy, employed in Belupo.