Gaja Trbižan was educated in Landscape Architecture at the University of Ljubljana and Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences in Alnarp. After graduation she acquired valuable experience working abroad at Turenscape Landscape Institute in Beijing. She has over 10 years of experience working in private and public sectors, mostly as practicing landscape architect and urban planner. Gaja is currently employed at the Regional Development Agency of the Ljubljana Urban Region where she is involved in projects dealing with regional and spatial planning, urban resilience, green infrastructure, rural and urban cooperation and sustainable mobility. She is also a founding member of Pazi!park, a NGO supporting public initiatives and public participation in spatial planning.