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Felix Grey

William Cook Fellow in Economics, Corpus Christi College and Research Fellow, Cambridge Judge Business School, University of CambridgeFelix Grey

Email: fg313@cam.ac.uk

Research interests: the political economy of environmental regulation; corporate lobbying over carbon pricing; industrial organisation and carbon pricing; social learning and environmental protection; economic history.

BiographyFelix Grey is the William Cook Fellow in Economics at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. He studied chemistry as an undergraduate at the University of Oxford, specialising in the understanding of enzymes as electrodes in fuel cells. He then worked at a green energy start-up company, before moving to Cambridge to study economics, taking a Diploma, then Mphil, and starting his PhD in 2014.


Geoffroy Dolphin

PhD Student, Cambridge Judge Business School E-mail: gd396@cam.ac.uk Supervisor: Michael Pollitt Research topic: The political economy of carbon pricing policies: a panel analysis Research interests: energy policy, environmental economics, strategic behaviour in environmental policy, political economy Biography: Geoffroy is a second year PhD Student at the Judge Business School working on the political economy of… Read more

Thomas Tangerås

Senior Research Fellow, Research Institute of Industrial Economics, Stockholm, Sweden  Telephone: +46 (0) 8 665 45 26  Email: thomas.tangeras@ifn.se  Research Interests: Electricity markets and regulation. Background: Thomas Tangerås has been the Director of the “Economics of Electricity Markets” research program at IFN since its beginning in 2007. He has held visiting positions at the University… Read more

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Peter Levi

PhD Candidate, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge Email: pgl26@cam.ac.uk MPhil Supervisor: Michael Pollitt PhD Supervisor: Jonathan Cullen Research Topic: Uncertainty in levelised cost estimates for electricity generation Research Interests: Energy Economics & Policy, Energy/Material/Resource Efficiency Biography: Before beginning his PhD in 2014, Peter attained an MPhil degree in Engineering for Sustainable Development from the University of Cambridge. His dissertation was entitled Cost trajectories… Read more

Kamiar Mohaddes

Lecturer and Fellow in Economics, Girton College, University of Cambridge Email: km418@cam.ac.uk Telephone: +44 (0) 1223 335 267 Research Interests: Energy Economics, Macroeconomic Management in Resource-Rich Economies, Macroeconomics; Global and National Macroeconometric Modelling. Background: Kamiar Mohaddes is a Lecturer and Fellow in Economics at Girton College, University of Cambridge. He is also a member of the… Read more

Angus Johnston

Professor of Law, University of Oxford Email: angus.johnston@law.ox.ac.uk Research interest: EU Law, Energy Law, Competition Law, Tort Law, Comparative Law Additional information Read more

Liz Hooper

  Director, EH Research Ltd, Nottingham Former Lecturer in Economics, Loughborough University Email: elizabeth@ehresearch.co.uk Read more

Thomas Triebs

Lecturer in Economics, School of Business and Economics, Loughborough University Tel: +44 (0)1509 223044 Email: T.Triebs@lboro.ac.uk Additional information Read more

Karsten Neuhoff

Professor, Head of the Climate Policy Department, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) Tel: +49 30 89789-471 E-mail: kneuhoff@diw.de Additional information Read more

Matti Liski

Matti Liski Professor, Department of Economics, Aalto University, Helsinki, Finland Tel: +358-40-3538173 Email: matti.liski@aalto.fi  Research Interests: Energy and Environmental Markets; Natural Resources; Applied Microeconomic Theory; Public Economics; Growth; Industrial Organization.   Read more

Tao Zhang

Lecturer, University of Birmingham Tel: +44 (0) 121 41 48318 Email: t.zhang.1@bham.ac.uk Research Topic: Agent Based Simulation of Energy Trends Additional information Read more

Christian von Hirschhausen

Professor of Energy Economics and Public Sector Management, Chair, Department of International Economics, DIW Berlin Telephone: +49 30 89 78 93 43 Email: chirschhausen@diw.de Research Projects: TSEC2 Research Interests: Electricity markets and regulation. Background: Energy Economics, Applied Industrial Economics, Public Sector Management, Infrastructure and Transport Policy, European Integration Policy. Additional information Read more

Simon Taylor

Judge Business School, University of Cambridge Telephone: +44 (0) 1223 338179 Email: s.taylor@jbs.cam.ac.uk Additional information Read more

Goran Strbac

Professor of Electrical Energy Systems, Chair in Electrical Energy Systems, Imperial College London Telephone:  020 7594 6169 Email:  g.strbac@imperial.ac.uk Additional Information Read more

Jon Stern

Research Director of the Centre for Competition and Regulatory Policy, Senior Visiting Fellow, City University, London Telephone: 020 7040 4582 Email: jon.stern.1@city.ac.uk Additional information Read more

Jevgenijs Steinbuks

Jevgenijs Steinbuks Economist, Development Research Group, The World Bank Purdue University Ph.D. Economics (George Washington University), M.Sc. Economics (University of Warwick), B.S.S. Economics (University of Latvia) Tel: +1 202 473 9345  Email: jsteinbuks@worldbank.org Research Interest: Regulation of electricity markets; investment under uncertainty in electric power infrastructure and other irreversible assets; links between financial markets and energy… Read more

Yves Smeers

Department of Mathematical Engineering and Center for Operations Research and Econometrics, Universite Catholique de Louvain, Belgium  Telephone: +32 (0) 10 47 43 23 Email: Smeers@core.ucl.ac.be Additional information Read more

Danny Ralph

Professor of Operations Research, Cambridge Judge Business School; Director of Research, Acting Director of the Cambridge Centre for Energy Studies (CCES); Academic Director of the Centre for Risk Studies (CRS); Director of Studies in Management Studies and Fellow of Churchill College BSc (Univ. of Melbourne), MS, PhD (Univ. of Wisconsin) Telephone: +44 1223 766637 Email: d.ralph@jbs.cam.ac.uk… Read more

Jim Platts

Lecturer, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge MA, C.Eng MICE, FRSA Telephone: +44 1223 338197 Email: mjp@eng.cam.ac.uk Research Interests: Wind energy (the technical design, development, manufacture, installation, maintenance and operation of wind turbines). The introduction of new energy producing plant into electricity systems and operation of such plant, and the design of both the systems… Read more

Ignacio Perez-Arriaga

Professor, Institute for Technological Research (IIT), School of Engineering, Comillas University Electrical Engineer, Comillas University in Madrid, PhD and Master of Science, MIT Telephone: +34 9 15 40 61 57 / +34 9 15 42 28 00 (University) Email: Ignacio@iit.upco.es Research Interests: Regulation of electric power systems; regional energy markets; electricity transmission and distribution planning, pricing… Read more

William Nuttall

Professor of Energy, Open University                                                                                                                                  PhD, BSc, CPhys, MInstP, FRSA   Tel: + 44 (0) 1223 766506 Email: William.Nuttall@open.ac.uk Research Projects: TSEC1, TSEC3, CESSA Research Interest: The future of nuclear power, including novel power generation technologies and fresh approaches to radioactive waste management Background: An experienced commentator on nuclear issues for government, parliament and higher education.… Read more

Pierre Noël

International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS), Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah Senior Fellow for Economic and Energy Security Email: Noel@iiss.org  Research Interest: Oil and gas markets and industries; interaction between international relations and energy market dynamics; global and regional energy security; US, European and Chinese energy policies and politics. Background: From 2002-2006, Pierre Noël was a research fellow… Read more

Dr. Helena Meier

Helena Meier Affiliated Researcher, Institute of Energy Economics, University of Cologne (EWI) Research Interest: Energy Economics, economic and policy, industrial organisation, subjective well-being Research Interest in Cambridge: Household Energy Spending Previous Visit(s) to EPRG 17 May 2010 – 17 October 2010 05 February 2009 – 30 June 2009 Additional Information Read more

David MacKay

David MacKay Regius Professor of Engineering, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge Tel: 01223 339 852 Email: djcm1@eng.cam.ac.uk Additional Information Cambridge Ideas: How Many Light Bulbs? | Video Read more

Stephen Littlechild

Fellow, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge and Emeritus Professor, University of Birmingham. B Com, PhD, D Sc (Hon), D Civ Law (Hon) Telephone: + 44 1564 74 2502 Email: sclittlechild@tanworth.mercianet.co.uk Research Interests: Privatisation, competition and regulation. Background: Formerly Director General of Electricity Supply, 1989-98. For list of publications, please click here     Read more

Dr. Xi Liang

Xi Liang Senior Lecturer in Energy Finance, Business School, University of Edinburgh Tel: +44 (0) 1316 515 328 Email:  Xi.Liang@ed.ac.uk  Research Interests: Infrastructure finance; real option analysis; stakeholder consultations; commericialing CCS (Carbon Capture and storage) and CO2 capture ready (CCR); financing lower carbon electricity in China; behavioural finance Background: Xi Liang was research associate at… Read more

John Kwoka

Neal F. Finnegan Distinguished Professor of Economics, Department of Economics, Northeastern University Telephone: +1 617 373 2252 Email: j.kwoka@neu.edu Read more

Dr. Jonathan Kohler

Jonathan Kohler Associate Researcher, ISI Frauenhofer CEng Telephone: +49 (0) 721 6809-377 Email: jonathan.koehler@isi.fraunhofer.de   Research Interests: The dynamics of technical change, macroeconomic modelling of climate change policy, transport policy. Read more

Roger Kemp

Professor, Engineering Department, Lancaster University FREng, CEng, FIET, FIMechE Telephone: +44 1524 593012 Email: r.kemp@lancaster.ac.uk Research Interests: Environmental impact of electricity production and use, particularly in transport applications. Safety regulation of energy industries. Background: Until 2003 he was UK Technical and Safety Director of Alstom Transport. Prior to that, 20+ years in rail projects in… Read more

Nikolaos Kazantzis

Professor of Chemical Engineering, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), Worcester, MA Email: nikolas@wpi.edu Telephone: +1 – 508 – 8315666 Research Interests: Analysis, monitoring and control of energy and environmental systems in the presence of complexity; Systems science; Performance evaluation, supervision and condition monitoring of energy systems; System dynamics and energy/environmental policy analysis; Energy technologies and environmental… Read more

Paul Joskow

Affiliate, MIT – Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research (CEEPR) Director, Alfred P. Sloane Foundation Telephone: +1 617 324 3745; +1 212-649-1649 Email: pjoskow@mit.edu Background: Paul L. Joskow is Elizabeth and James Killian Professor of Economics and Management at MIT and Affiliate of the MIT Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research. He is engaged… Read more

Tooraj Jamasb

Chair in Energy Economics, Durham University Ph.D. Energy Economics (University of Cambridge), M.Sc. Int. Energy Management & Policy (University of Pennsylvania), M.S. Politique et Gestion de l’Energie Energy (ENSPM-IFP, France), M.E.M. Energy Management (Norwegian School of Management), B.B.A. Business Administration (Tehran Business School) Email: tooraj.jamasb@durham.ac.uk Tel: +44 (0) 191 33 45463 Research Projects:  SuperGen Research… Read more

Chris Hope

Judge Business School, University of Cambridge Telephone: +44 (0) 1223 338194 Email: c.hope@jbs.cam.ac.uk Additional information Read more

Pär Holmberg

Research Fellow, Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN), Sweden Telephone: +46 (0)8 665 4559 Email: Par.Holmberg@ifn.se Research Interests: Electricity markets Additional Information  Read more

Benjamin Hobbs

Benjamin Hobbs Professor of Geography & Environmental Engineering/Professor of Applied Mathematics & Statistics (Joint), Whiting School of Engineering, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD USA PhD Environmental Systems Engineering (Cornell USA), BSc (South Dakota State University USA), MSc (SUNY-Syracuse USA) Telephone: + 1 410 516 4681 Email: bhobbs@jhu.edu Research Interests: Use of engineering-economic models to… Read more

Philipp Koenig

Oil Market Analyst, Noble Group, London  Email: pk304@cam.ac.uk Supervisor: Melvyn Weeks and David Newbery Research Topic: Modelling Price Dependence in Carbon, Power and Energy Markets Research Projects: Research Interests: Carbon, primary energy price modeling; UK and Continental European gas markets; global LNG markets; multivariate volatility/correlation models, co-integration models. Biography: Philipp holds PhD in Economics, Cambridge (2009-2013), an… Read more

Irina Shaorshadze

Research Assistant for FlexNet project Email: is327@cam.ac.uk  Tel: +44 (0)1223 335286 Research Projects:  Biography Irina Shaorshadze has Masters in International Affairs from Columbia University (MIA) and Masters in Economics MSc from London School of Economics. Read more

Dr. Aoife Brophy Haney

Aoife Brophy Haney Senior Researcher, Chair of Sustainability and Technology, ETH Zurich, Switzerland Email: abhaney@ethz.ch  Tel: +41 44 632 98 78 Research Interests: Demand-side energy management and response; Energy and environmental issues in developing countries. Background: Aoife was previously a research assistant with EPRG, based at the Faculty of Economics, from December 2007 to October… Read more

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Adam Rysanek

3for2 Project Manager/Senior Researcher, Future Cities Laboratory, Singapore-ETH Centre  PhD (Cantab), MSc, BScE Email: rysanek@arch.ethz.ch Research Interests: Renewable energy and climate change; The role of energy in policy decisions. Background: Adam Rysanek was previously a Research Assistant for TSEC 2 projects. He holds an M.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering from Queen’s University in Kingston, Canada, and PhD… Read more

Erkan Erdogdu

Erkan Erdogdu Senior Energy Market Specialist, Energy Market Regulatory Authority (Ankara, Turkey) Email: erkan@erdogdu.net Research Interests: Energy markets (especially electricity and natural gas industries); energy policy; energy economics; regulation, privatisation, liberalisation and competition in the network industries; efficiency in electricity and natural gas utilities; Turkish energy policy; econometric analysis (demand forecast, time series and panel… Read more

Matt Rooney

PhD Candidate, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge  Email: mr552@cam.ac.uk Supervisor: David Reiner and Dr Stuart Scott Research Topic: Incorporating flexibility and dynamic response into nuclear energy R&D Research Interests: R&D policy, energy policy, real options, system dynamics, future nuclear energy systems. Biography: Matt is a first year PhD student in the Department of Engineering at… Read more

Musiliu Oseni

Research Associate in Economics and Finance, Bartlett School of Construction & Project Management, University College London Email: m.oseni@ucl.ac.uk PhD (University of Cambridge), M.Sc Energy Economics and Policy (University of Surrey), B.Sc. Economics (University of Ibadan, Nigeria) Research Interest: energy access and reliability, willingness to pay, consumer engagement and behaviour change, market integration, economic development, infrastructure quality… Read more

Elcin Akcura

Principal Power & Energy Economist, EBRD Email: akcurae@ebrd.com Research Topic: Evaluating Alternative Methods for Preference Elicitation with Application to Electricity and Water Sectors Research Interests: Elcin’s main areas of interest include applied econometrics, stated preference methods, willingness to pay for utility services, energy and climate change policy. Background: Elcin was PhD student at the Faculty of… Read more

Jin Hooi Chan

Senior Lecturer in Strategy, Operations and System Management, University of Greenwich Email: J.H.Chan@gre.ac.uk Research Interests: Jin’s main research interest is in the changing faces of industrial organisation, its interaction with institutions, and its impact on human life and the environment. It spans across a few core research fields such as renewables policy, biofuels, energy economics,… Read more

Karim Anaya

Research Associate in Energy Economics, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge Email: k.anaya@jbs.cam.ac.uk Research Interest: Climate change policies, sustainable and green energy technologies, distributed generation, renewable commercial agreements. Quality of supply in electricity distribution markets, benchmarking for price regulation, liberalisation and cost benefit analysis of public utilities in developing countries. Biography: Karim holds a PhD… Read more

Robert Ritz

Assistant Director, EPRG and Senior Research Associate, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge Tel: +44 (0) 1223 766638 Email: rar36@cam.ac.uk Research Interest: Market-based environmental policy: Especially permit allocations in cap-and-trade schemes, competitiveness impacts, carbon leakage, and international climate policy. Industrial organization of energy markets: Especially natural gas markets, including international trade in liquefied natural gas… Read more

Stephen Ashley

Research Associate, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge Email: sfa24@cam.ac.uk Tel: +44 (0) 1223 748582 Research Topic: Research Associate on the EPSRC Funded Project “Sustainability and Proliferation Resistance Assessment of Open Cycle Thorium-Fuelled Nuclear Energy” Research Interest Nuclear Engineering, Nuclear Physics, Life-Cycle Assessment, Computational Modelling, Science Communication, Health Physics Background Stephen F. Ashley, born in… Read more

Marc Ozawa

Associate Researcher (Germany) Email: mozawa@cantab.net Research Interests: International negotiations, energy trade and security, international relations, geopolitics of energy, business-government relations, interdisciplinary perspectives on energy, security studies and conflict resolution Background:  Dr Marc Ozawa began his career in Russia and Kazakhstan analysing the first joint ventures following the collapse of the Soviet Union. More recently, Marc… Read more

Chi Kong Chyong

Research Associate, Judge Business School and Director of Energy Policy Forum, University of Cambridge Tel: +44 (0) 1223 748197 Email:  k.chyong@jbs.cam.ac.uk Research Interest: Energy markets modelling, particularly equilibrium modelling of natural gas markets; investment under uncertainties and real options analysis, particularly energy infrastructure investment (natural gas pipelines, Carbon capture & storage technologies, renewable energy technologies); Russian strategic… Read more