Ivona MALBASIC holds an MPhil. degree in Environmental Sciences and Policy and has more than 15 years of experience in working with non-profit organisations such as environmental and climate change NGOs. She worked at the Central European University in Budapest from 2004-2012 and contributed to numerous research projects on environmental policy, environmental justice and global governance. Ivona worked with many NGOs as well in Central and South-Eastern Europe, organised trainings and helped organisations develop their capacities. She is a part of the team that monitors EU-funded projects within the LIFE Programme and coordinates the consortium work on good governance and NGO Grants.