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Anna Butenko
IEE Fellow

Anna Butenko

Senior Fellow for European Energy Law and Policy
Institute for Energy and the Environment

MA in Law,Universities of Tilburg, Netherlands

MA in European Studies, University of Groningen, Netherlands, and University of Uppsala, Sweden

Anna Butenko


Anna Butenko is the Fulbright-Schuman Innovation Scholar, and she will spend the fall semester at the Institute for Energy and the Environment. Anna will be working on the regulatory responses to data-enabled innovations in the energy sector, such as peer-to-peer energy trading platforms. More specifically, she will focus on the legal aspects related to the energy consumer-generated data. Anna is currently carrying out her doctoral research in energy law & economics at Amsterdam Centre for Energy of the University of Amsterdam, and at Tilburg Law and Economics Center (TILEC) of Tilburg University, the Netherlands. Her research focuses on regulatory responses to innovation in the energy sector, and namely on legal framework for local energy in the Netherlands. Anna holds a Master’s degree in Law from the Universities of Tilburg, Netherlands, and Leuven, Belgium, and a Master’s degree in European Studies from the Universities of Groningen, Netherlands, and Uppsala, Sweden. 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.