Vasiljka Kolarov is an expert in flood and disaster risk management at the Regional Environmental Center for Central and Eastern Europe (REC).

She has over 10 years of experience in research and planning in the field of flood management, and particularly the implementation of the EU Floods Directive.

She obtained an MSc degree in Water Science and Engineering, specialization in Hydraulic Engineering and River Basin Development in 2007 from the UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education, Delft, The Netherlands. She graduated in 2003 at the Faculty of Agriculture in Novi Sad, Serbia, with major in Water Management.