Iva Zivkovic is a lawyer holding an LL.M from the University of Belgrade, currently residing in Berlin. She has practised real estate law in government service in Serbia (Real Estate Cadastre), as well as commercial, corporate and employment law in private practice.

For the last four years she has been in London, where she has been involved in sustainable communal development, organic agriculture and responsible business practices in several entities. Most notably, she has been associated with the north London-based Organiclea Cooperative, and also holds several City & Guilds certificates in the above mentioned areas. Her areas of interest are fair trade practices, sustainable development and the role of soft law in promoting responsible business behaviour.