Master of Science, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, 1987. Doctor of Philosophy, Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm, 1991.
Senior research scientist Swedish Natural Science Research Council, Stockholm, 1992—1998. Visiting scientist University Florida, Gainesville, 1994. Associate professor engineering hydrology Royal Institute of Technology, 1998—1999, professor engineering hydrology, 1999—2005.
Professor hydrology, hydrogeology and water resources Stockholm University, since 2005. Associate editor Hydrogeology Journal, since 2008, Hydrology Journal, since 2008.
With integrated water management Swedish Water Authority Water Management District Northern Baltic Proper, since 2007. Chair National Swedish Committee United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization’s Science Programmes IHP and International Olympic Committee, 2004—2007. Member Crafoord Award Committee, since 2006.
Member of Swedish Society Civil and Structural Engineers, International Association Hydrological Sciences, European Geophysical Society Union, American Geophysical Union, Royal Swedish Academy Engineering Sciences (life), Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (life).
Life partner Vladimir Cvetkovic. Children: Andreas Cvetkovic Destounis, Sofia Cvetkovic Destouni, Maria Cvetkovic Destouni.