Cea Mittler is a legal expert operating at the intersection of maritime and energy law, with a particular focus on the decarbonisation of the transport industry and its implications on business, regulation, and the economy. She currently holds a position as a legal specialist at the Finnish Transport and Communications Agency's Sustainable Environment network. Her expertise lies firmly within the domain of energy law, further fortified by an LLM in Maritime Law from the University of Singapore. She has brought her legal acumen to a range of energy infrastructure ventures, contributed her insights in private practice, and was at the helm of the legal function at Gasgrid Finland.
During her tenure at Bird & Bird Helsinki, Cea was a driving force in the creation and expansion of the firm's energy practice within the Finnish and Nordic markets. Her contributions also extend to having been the in-house counsel for the Balticconnector pipeline project, the largest EU-funded energy project at the time.
An active participant in cross-disciplinary industry dialogues, Cea has authored articles and delivered keynotes on several topics, from hydrogen economy and alternative fuel development to gas market unbundling, emission strategies, and policy design. Her most recent work delves into the seaborne transport of CO2 for CCS.