Zdravka Sever is a Head of Department for Plant Protection Products and Biocides at Center for Plant Protection, Croatian Agency for Agriculture and Food. Her main activities are coordination and organization of evaluation process in authorization procedure of PPPs, biocides and active substances, communication and cooperation with Competent Authorities on national and EU level as well as with applicants and experts involved in assessment. She is also expert for evaluation of PPPs in the field of residues and analytical methods for determination of residues. Previously, Zdravka Sever worked as Young researcher at University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture, Department of Plant Pathology, where she was involved in research of plant pathogenic fungi and participated in lectures for students. Her educational background includes Graduate studies “Plant Protection” and Postgraduate doctoral studies “Agricultural Sciences” from the scientific field Biotechnical sciences, Agriculture, Phytomedicine.