Mateja Mihinjac is a criminologist and researcher from Slovenia currently completing doctoral researcher at Griffith University, Australia. Her thesis looks into the implementation of crime prevention through environmental design (CPTED). Mateja is certified in SafeGrowth® program and has co-taught SafeGrowth® workshops in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and across the United States. She is a European partner of AlterNation, a consulting company that created SafeGrowth®. She also provides research and consulting services in criminology and crime prevention with a focus on CPTED.
She has studied criminal justice issues in Europe and Australia since 2009. She worked in the Constitutional Court in Slovenia and has extensive computer and analytical skills including database management and geographic information systems. She is an active member and Executive Director at the International CPTED Association (ICA).