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Dominique Finon

Dominique Finon CNRS Senior Research Fellow in CIRED (International research Center for Environment and Development) Director of the CNRS-EDF-Polytechnique joint research program LARSEN (Analyse économique des Réseaux et des Systèmes ENergétiques) Telephone: +33(0)1 43 94 73 84 Email: [email protected] Continue Reading

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A. Denny Ellerman

A. Denny Ellerman Part-time Professor, European University Institute, Florence, Italy Formerly Senior Lecturer, Sloan School of Management, MIT PhD Political Economy and Government (Harvard), A.B. Public and International Affairs (Princeton) Telephone: +1 617-253-3411 Email: [email protected]   Research Interests: Emissions trading; environmental regulation; energy economics. Background: In June 2005, Denny Ellerman stepped down after 13 years as executive director… Continue Reading

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Olaf Corry

Associate Professor of International Relations, Department of Political Science, University of Copenhagen  Tel: +45 35 33 21 12 Email: [email protected] Research Topic: The Politics of Carbon Capture and Storage Research Interest: Security and environmental change, the role of NGOs and social movements in policy processes, theories of international relations, globalization of politics Background: Olaf Corry… Continue Reading

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Gert Brunekreeft

Gert Brunekreeft Adjunct Professor for Energy Economics, Bremen Energy Research, Jacobs University, Germany Email: [email protected] Telephone: +49 421 200-3497 / 4889 Research Interests: Industrial economics, competition policy and regulation of network industries. Background: Gert Brunekreeft joined the Tilburg Law and Economics Center at Tilburg University June 1, 2004 as a research officer working predominantly on law and… Continue Reading

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Janusz W. Bialek

Director of the Skoltech Center for Energy Systems, and Professor of Power and Energy Systems, Newcastle University Email: [email protected] [email protected] Research Interests: Research Transmission pricing; congestion management; strategic bidding; power system dynamics and stability. Background: MEng (1977) and PhD (1981) from Warsaw University of Technology, Poland. For more information please click here or here Continue Reading

Morgan Bazilian

Morgan Bazilian Colorado School of Mines Email: [email protected] Research Interests: Energy Planning; Energy Access; Smartgrids; and Energy Governance  Background: Morgan Bazilian is a Research Professor of Public Policy at the Colorado School of Mines. He was Lead Energy Specialist at the World Bank for 4 year. He has over two decades of experience in the… Continue Reading

Michelle Baddeley

Associate Dean (Research and Development) University of Technology, Sydney, Australia Honorary Professor, UCL Institute for Global Prosperity Email: [email protected] Research Interests: energy and the environment, infrastructure, housing, transport, behavioural economics, discrete choice modelling Biography: Michelle Baddeley is an applied and behavioural economist and Director of the University of South Australia’s Institute for Choice, based in North Sydney.… Continue Reading

Gehan Amaratunga

Gehan Amaratunga Group Leader of EPEC Group, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge Email: [email protected] Telephone: +44 1223 748320 Relevant Publications Justin D.K. Bishop, Gehan A. J. Amaratunga, Cuauhtemoc Rodriguez, Linking energy policy, electricity generation and transmission using strong sustainability and co-optimization. Electric Power Systems Research, In Press Justin D.K. Bishop, Gehan A. J. Amaratunga, Cuauhtemoc… Continue Reading

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Philipp Koenig

Oil Market Analyst, Noble Group, London  Email: [email protected] 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… Continue Reading

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Irina Shaorshadze

Research Assistant for FlexNet project Email: [email protected]  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. Continue Reading

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Aoife Brophy Haney

Lecturer in Innovation and Enterprise, Smith School of Enterprise and Environment & Saïd Business School, University of Oxford Email: [email protected] Tel: +44 (0)1865 614938 Research Interests: Demand-side energy management and response; Energy and environmental issues in developing countries. Background: Dr. Aoife Brophy Haney is Departmental Research Lecturer in Innovation and Enterprise, a joint position between the School of Geography… Continue Reading

Adam Rysanek

Assistant Professor of Environmental Systems, School of Architecture, University of British Columbia PhD (Cantab), MScE, BASc Email: [email protected] 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… Continue Reading

Erkan Erdogdu

Erkan Erdogdu Senior Energy Market Specialist, Energy Market Regulatory Authority (Ankara, Turkey) Email: [email protected] 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… Continue Reading

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Matt Rooney

PhD Candidate, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge  Email: [email protected] 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 PhD student in the Department of Engineering at the University… Continue Reading

Musiliu Oseni

Commissioner, Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC) Research Interest: energy access and reliability, willingness to pay, consumer engagement and behaviour change, market integration, economic development, infrastructure quality and cost competitiveness. Biography: PhD (University of Cambridge), M.Sc Energy Economics and Policy (University of Surrey), B.Sc. Economics (University of Ibadan, Nigeria)   Continue Reading

Elcin Akcura

Principal Power & Energy Economist, EBRD Email: [email protected] 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… Continue Reading

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Jin Hooi Chan

Senior Lecturer in Strategy, Operations and System Management, University of Greenwich Email: [email protected] 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,… Continue Reading

Robert Ritz

Assistant Director, EPRG, Director of EPRG Energy Policy Forum, and Senior Research Associate, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge Tel: +44 (0) 1223 766638 Email: [email protected] 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… Continue Reading

Stephen Ashley

Research Associate, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge Email: [email protected] 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… Continue Reading

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Marc Ozawa

Associate Researcher (Germany) Email: [email protected] 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… Continue Reading

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Chi Kong Chyong

Research Associate, Judge Business School and Director of Energy Policy Forum, University of Cambridge Tel: +44 (0) 1223 748197 Email:  [email protected] 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… Continue Reading

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David Reiner

Assistant Director, EPRG and Senior Lecturer in Technology Policy, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge BSc (McGill Univ.), MA (Princeton Univ.), PhD (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) Tel: +44(0)1223 339616 Email: [email protected] Research Projects: UK Carbon Capture and Storage Research Centre (UKCCSRC) Research Interest: Regulatory design in energy and environmental policy; public acceptability of energy technologies; social… Continue Reading

Michael Pollitt

Assistant Director, EPRG and Professor of Business Economics, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge D.Phil. (Oxon) M.Phil.(Oxon) M.A. (Cantab) Tel: +44 (0)1223 339615 Email: [email protected] Research Projects: Flexible Plug and Play Project (FPP), Autonomic Power Systems (APS) Research Interests: Regulation, privatisation and liberalization in the network industries; cross national efficiency comparisons in the electricity industry; business ethics,… Continue Reading

David Newbery

David Newbery, C.B.E., F.B.A. Director of EPRG, Emeritus Professor of Economics, Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge Sc.D. (Cantab.) Ph.D. (Cantab.) M.A. (Cantab.) Email: [email protected] Tel: +44 (0)1223 335248 Address: Faculty of Economics, Sidgwick Ave, Cambridge Research Projects: TSEC 1, CESSA Research Interests: Liberalization, privatisation, competition and regulation in network industries, particularly electricity; Transmission access… Continue Reading