Lana Ofak is Associate Professor at the Faculty of Law, University of Zagreb, Croatia. From 2004 till 2006, within the United Nations Development Program in Zagreb, she was a co-editor of the Croatian Human Development Report (2004.) and Poverty, Unemployment and Social Exclusion Report (2006.). Since 2006 she has been employed at the Faculty of Law in Zagreb at the Chair of Administrative Law. She earned her Ph.D. in Public Law and Public Administration from Faculty of Law in Zagreb in 2012. She is a member of the Avosetta Group and the advisory board of Justice and Environment. She is also a member of Environmental Law Network International and European Environmental Law Forum. Since 2007 she has been involved as a lecturer in many training programs in the field of environmental law for lawyers, judges, journalists, civil servants in municipal governments and members of the environmental non-governmental organizations from Croatia and the neighbouring countries. In 2012 she won “Junior Faculty Development Program” fellowship funded by the U.S. Department of State that enabled her to spend Spring 2013 Semester at the Florida State University College of Law (Environmental, Energy and Land Use Law Program) as a visiting scholar. She is author of the book Environmental Law - Croatia published in 2016 by Kluwer Law International (Wolters Kluwer).