Anna graduated from ETH Zürich in February 2015 with the M.Sc. degree in Environmental Engineering. Her thesis, which she completed at the Empa research Institute, focused on the risk posed by nano silica to the human health and the environment. Within her master programme Anna completed the six month internship in the Technology Assessment group at the PSI estimating the risk related to oil spills worldwide. Before the Master programme, Anna worked as building service systems designer at the Russian branch of the Royal Imtech N.V.. Anna earned a B.Sc. in Engineering from the Saint-Petersburg State University of Architecture and Civil Engineering, Russia in 2011.