Sandra Nedeljkovic holds degree of University of Political Science in Belgrade, in the field of International Relations and Diplomacy, MA in Public Administration, Local Self-government and Public Policy, from the same University and specialisation in European Studies. Currently, PhD student in the Faculty of Technical Science, University of Novi Sad, in the field of Disaster Risk Management and Fire Safety. After working in the field of journalism, marketing, PR and business, she entered the public administration, and started to work for Government of Serbia in the area of local self-government and decentralisation. In the 2014 the 1/3 of Serbia was fully flooded, and she entered the newly formed Government Office for Flooded Areas Reconstruction and Recovery (now Public Investment Management Office, Government of the Republic of Serbia) and after 6 months been appointed as a deputy director. Being in the resilience recovery and reconstruction process from the beginning, Sandra had opportunity to be involved in an upgrading and reforming Disaster Risk Management system in Serbia with the enhance of risk reduction. Being accountable for implementation of National Disaster Risk Management Program in Serbia, the focus of professional interest is to assure resilience, risk reduction and climate change adaptation are mainstreamed as a crosscutting policy in all sectors.