Ms Zanki graduated from the department of Process Engineering at Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture of the University of Zagreb and obtained her BSc degree in 1998. She was awarded the degree of MSc in Technical Sciences in 2002 at the international post graduate studies for “Sustainable Energy Engineering” at the Energy Institute of the Royal Institute of Technology (KHT) in Stockholm, Sweden. Ms Zanki successfully completed her PhD studies at KTH in 2016. She also completed a number of the professional trainings and courses including: training for refrigerants management in Cuffley, Great Britain with the purpose of establishing a laboratory in accordance with HRN EN ISO/IEC 17025 at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, courses for energy advisor and project management in United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), course for energy certification (Module 1) at Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and course for EU Project Manager at the Experta Business Academy. From 1998 to 2007 Ms Zanki was a Junior Research Assistant at the Institute for thermodynamics, thermal and process engineering, while from 2006 to 2012, Ms Zanki was employed in UNDP, firstly as a National Consultant for HVAC systems and later as a Project Manager for the Government Programme “Bringing your House in Order”. In May 2012, Ms Zanki was appointed Managing Director of HEP ESCO. Ms Zanki wrote a number of scientific and professional articles and papers and participated as an editor and author in six publications (books, manuals and brochures) in the area of energy efficiency. Ms Zanki is Vice President of the Presidency of Croatia Green Building Council and the President of the Energy Council of the Primorsko-goranska county. Ms Zanki is also one of founders of the Croatian Association for cooling and air-conditioning engineering and heat pumps. Ms Zanki received a number of respectable awards and recognitions.