She is working in the Croatian Food Agency for more than seven years, as a Senior Adviser for Communication and Public Relations. She graduated from the Faculty of Law in Osijek, after which she was educated in the field of public relations. She graduated from the London School of Public Relations (LSPR) and currently is a doctoral student of European Studies at the University of Josip Juraj Strossmayer in Osijek.
She was the National Coordinator of the IPA pre-accession program Preparations for participation of candidate countries and potential candidate countries in the work of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA), from 2012 to the end of the program.
In the period from 2010 – 2016, she was a member of EFSA Advisory Forum Working Group on Communications (AFCWG), and today the Croatian Representative in EFSA CEN (Communication Expert Network).
The area of her professional and scientific work is: planning, development and implementation of communication strategies, communication management in crisis situations, research on consumer perception, developing of communication campaigns and scientific event management related to the area of risk communication in food safety. Related to the field of her professional work, she attended, and participated as a lecturer at workshops organized by EFSA and EC (TAIEX).
She is a member of the Croatian Public Relations Association. She speaks English, Italian and French, and has a working knowledge of German language.