Mirando Mrsic, MD, PhD, was born on 14th October 1959 in Split. He finished elementary school and high school in Makarska. He graduated from the Faculty of Medicine, University of Zagreb in 1984. He received his MA in 1989 and a PhD in 2000. From 1993 until leaving for the post of Minister, he worked in the Unit for bone marrow transplantation in the Department of Haematology of the Clinical Hospital Centre in Zagreb. From April 2000 until May 2001 and from November 2001 until May 2004 he was the Member of the Board of Clinical Hospital Centre in Zagreb as the Assistant Director for Professional Medical Affairs. He was elected to the academic title of docent in the Department of Internal Medicine of the University of Zagreb on 27th April 2004.
Mr. Mrsic, MD, PhD, was elected as Minister of Labour and Pension System in the Croatian Government chaired by Zoran Milanovic on 23 December 2011. He is a member of the Croatian Social Democratic Party. He was a member of the Zagreb City Assembly in two mandates, from 2005 until 2011, and president of the Assembly Committee on Health. In 2007 he was elected to the Croatian Parliament on the list of Social Democratic Party, where he was a member of the Committee on Health and Social Protection and the Committee on Computerization and Media.
Since 2009 he is the Head of the Croatian register of bone marrow donors and is one of the founders and the medical director of the Foundation "Ana Rukavina". He is the founder and a member of the Croatian Association of leukaemia and lymphoma and is a member of the Central Committee of the Croatian Association of patients suffering from rare diseases. He was a member of the Board of Directors of the European Association for Rare Diseases (EURORDIS). He is also a member of the Croatian Medical Association and Croatian Medical Chamber.