Dr Crina Baltag is Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Bedfordshire, Director of the Center for Research in Law and LLM Course Coordinator at the same University. Crina also teaches the LLM courses on Alternative Dispute Resolution at Queen Mary University of London and she is a Visiting Fellow of the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London. She regularly sits as arbitrator in international commercial arbitration cases and acting as counsel and expert in investment arbitration cases. Crina is member of the Academic Council of the Institute for Transnational Arbitration (ITA), The Center for American and International Law (CAIL), and the Thought Leadership Chair of Young ITA. Crina is member of the ISDS Academic Forum, Geneva Center for International Dispute Settlement. Crina received her Ph.D. from the School of International Arbitration, Queen Mary University of London and holds an LL.M. in International Commercial Arbitration Law from Stockholm University and an M.Sc. in International Business from the Academy of Economic Studies, Romania. She is the acting Editor of the Kluwer Arbitration Blog and she regularly publishes on international commercial and investment arbitration. Her publications include the books: 'ICSID Convention after 50 Years: Unsettled Issues' (ed.), and 'The Energy Charter Treaty. The Notion of Investor', both with Wolters Kluwer.