Dr. Penelope Alexia Giosa is a lecturer at the University of Portsmouth. She is also a qualified lawyer (not practicing law) in both Greece and Cyprus and an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy in the United Kingdom. She studied law at Aristotle University of Thessaloniki (LLB, Ptychion), at the University College London (UCL) (LLM in International Business Law) and at the University of East Anglia (UEA) (LLM in International Commercial and Competition Law and PhD in Competition and Public Procurement Law). Her PhD thesis is entitled "Combatting Collusion in EU Public Procurement". Penelope takes a particular interest in the interaction between competition and public procurement law, the intersection of climate change with the legal system and the private antitrust enforcement.