Lavinia Steinfort is a political geographer and activist. As a researcher at the Transnational Institute (TNI) she is working on public alternatives such as (re)municipalisation of public services, a just transition towards energy democracy and transforming finance for the 99%. Lavinia is co-implementing the mPOWER project that facilitates peer learning among European cities for a fair, clean and democratic energy and is the coordinator of the energy democracy alliance, which includes a mailing list, the website www.energy-democracy.net and regular conference calls. She co-authored Public Finance for the Future We Want, One Treaty to rule them all about the Energy Charter Treaty and ‘The 835 reasons not to sign trade and investment agreements’, a chapter in the book Reclaiming Public Services. Lavinia also published the article Communal Performativity – A Seed for Change on the solidarity of Thessaloniki’s social movements in the diverse fights against neoliberalism (Antipode, 2017).