Dr. Izet Žigić was born in Lukavac in 1956. He graduated and  received his academic degree Master of science  and  Doctor of Science from the Faculty for mining – technology in Tuzla. He worked at the coal mine and Thermal power plant Ugljevik.
Today he is full-time professor at the Faculty for Mining - Department for hydrology and hydrotechnic, at the University of Tuzla. He is the member of Association of Geologists of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Dr.sc. Izet Žigić published three books and more then 120  scientific-professional papers. 
He holds no shares of  JP Elektroprivreda BiH d.d. – Sarajevo or shares in the companies which may be considered competitive to JP  Elektroprivreda BiH d.d. – Sarajevo.