Cristina F Ludena is Legal Counsel at EFETnet BV, a company providing IT solutions to the energy trading business for more than a decade. Cristina also serves as an independent lawyer, representing clients, primarily in energy trading. She has more than 16 years of experience as a lawyer in the energy business, including eleven years in-house with Endesa and Vitol. With her dual practise in the energy and IT sectors, Cristina has recently started to look at the legal & regulatory angle of potential blockchain applications in the energy business. She holds a Law & Business Degree from ICADE, an LL.M. from UCLA and is qualified as a lawyer in Spain, California and England.