Anna Butenko is currently a Fulbright-Schuman Innovation Scholar at the Institute for Energy and the Environment, Vermont Law School. Anna is carrying out her doctoral research in energy law & economics at Tilburg Law and Economics Center (TILEC) of Tilburg University and at the University of Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Her research focuses on regulatory responses to innovation in the energy sector, and namely on legal framework for local energy in Europe and in the Netherlands.
Anna holds a Master's degree in Law from the Universities of Tilburg and Leuven and a Master's degree in European Studies from the Universities of Groningen and Uppsala. Anna Butenko has developed her energy markets and regulations' expertise working for the leading Dutch energy consultancy, DNV GL Oil & Gas, as gas markets, policy and strategy consultant for four years. Prior to joining DNV GL Anna worked for Gasunie, the mother-company of the Dutch gas transmission system operator, as policy and regulation analyst.
Anna is a Research Fellow of the Platform on International Energy Governance, as well as board member of the Research Colloquium on Energy and Climate Governance at the Netherlands Institute of Government (NIG). Anna is a member of the International Association for Energy Economics (IAEE), European Environmental Law Forum (EELF), and the Dutch Energy Law Association (De Nederlandse Vereniging voor Energierecht, NeVER).