Simona Benedettini is a consultant in antitrust law and economics and on the regulation of network industries for law firms and companies operating in several economic sectors. Competition policy and regulation of electricity markets are her main fields of expertise together with competence in econometric techniques. Simona holds a PhD. in Law and Economics (University of Siena) and an MSc in Finance (University of Pisa). During her PhD. program, she has been visiting scholar at the University of Illinois – College of Law. Prior to this, Simona has been working as an external consultant for Compass Lexecon and as a researcher at the Enel Foundation and the IEFE Centre of Bocconi University. Simona has contributed to scientific reviews, newspapers and blogs on competition and regulation in network industries.