Ivona Sigurnjak joined Ghent University in February 2013, as a Doctoral Researcher, to work on nutrient and energy recycling from agricultural waste streams. Before joining Ghent University, Ivona obtained a Master in Finance from The Faculty of Economics and Business in Zagreb (Croatia). After graduation in 2011, she did her internship at DLV, a Belgian consultany company, active in agriculture and industries. During the internship she was involved in different projects tackling the environmental problems in the field of agriculture. Currently, she’s involved in different field experiments with the goal to stimulate the use of green fertilizers in European legislation.