Anna Petrétei is working as a researcher at the Northern Institute for Environmental and Minority Law (NIEM), and is a PhD student at the University of Lapland, Faculty of Law. She graduated as a lawyer at the University of Pécs, Hungary. She wrote her master´s thesis on the rights of the Sami minority. She is carrying out research on the rights of indigenous peoples. Previously, she has studied mining legislation from the viewpoint of the Sami people (within the frameworks of the project Sustainable Mining, local communities and environmental regulation in Kolarctic area). She is currently involved in the HuSArctic project, where she examines different aspects of societal and indigenous security. She has also contributed to other research projects focusing on the relationship between extractive industrial development and the rights of indigenous peoples.