Cristina TrentaTitle: Senior Lecturer School/office: School of Law, Psychology and Social Work
Phone: +46 19 303732
About Cristina Trenta
Cristina Trenta is an Associate Professor in Law at Örebro University.
She holds a PhD in European Tax Law from the Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, Italy and a second PhD in Commercial Law from Jönköping International Business School, Sweden. Her first doctoral dissertation was awarded the 2008 tax law thesis award by the European Commission and European Tax Law Professors Association.
Cristina teaches and researches in the fields of tax law and sustainability, VAT, and digital technologies, with a specific focus on their interplay in the development and upholding of human rights, and has been program director for the Legal Science Programme with International Approach between 2013 and 2017.
She has received research grants amounting to more than 3 000 000 SEK and her most recent research project on the new EU consensus on development, sustainability and the role of tax law (Det nya EU-samförståndet om utveckling – hållbarhet och skatterättens roll) is currently being financed by the Torsten Söderbergs Stiftelse. More information on the project can be found at:
Cristina has previous long-standing professional experience as a litigator for the Italian Tax Administration which she represented in tax trials and she is currently serving a 3-year period (2016-2019) as an appointed member of the EU Commission's VAT Expert Group in Brussels, Belgium. Her book on “Rethinking EU VAT for P2P distribution” was published by Kluwer Law International in 2015.