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Richard O’Neill

Distinguished Senior Fellow, ARPA-E, USA Research Interests: ISO market design and optimal power flow models Biography:  Dr. Richard O’Neill currently serves as a Distinguished Senior Fellow at the Advanced Research Projects Agency – Energy (ARPA-E). Prior to his time at ARPA-E, O’Neill served as the Chief Economic Advisor at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and as… Continue Reading

Zeynep Clulow

Research Associate Email: [email protected] Research Interests: emissions drivers, particularly the role of cognitive factors in shaping national emissions trajectories, hierarchical emissions modelling, international environmental cooperation and the deployment of greenhouse gas removal technologies. Biography: Zeynep Clulow is a Research Associate in the Energy Policy Research Group (EPRG) at the University of Cambridge. She holds a BSc… Continue Reading

Paul Simshauser

Professor of Economics, Griffith Business School, Griffith University, Australia Email: [email protected] Research Interests: energy economics, energy policy, system planning, tariff design, corporate finance. Biography: Paul Simshauser AM is a Professor of Economics at Griffith University where he specialises in Energy Economics and Energy Policy.  He has more than two decades of experience in the energy sector.  His prior roles… Continue Reading

Khalid Ahmed

Visiting Researcher, Assistant Professor, Sukkur IBA University, Pakistan Supervisor: David Newbery Research Interests: Environmental and energy economics, energy policy, environmental policy and sustainable development.   Continue Reading

Diane Coyle

Bennett Professor of Public Policy, Bennett Institute for Public Policy, University of Cambridge E-mail:  [email protected] Research Interests: Economic statistics and the digital economy, competition policy and digital markets, economics of new technologies, natural capital Biography: Diane was previously Professor of Economics at the University of Manchester and has held a number of public service roles… Continue Reading

Yu Wang

Visiting scholar, Institute of Energy, Environment and Economy, Tsinghua University, Beijing, China Supervisor: David Reiner Research Interests: renewable energy resources assessment, cost-benefit research and policy research, allowance allocation methodology for power sector in China’s national ETS, low carbon city development Continue Reading

Thomas McCarty

Research Assistant Email: [email protected] Supervisor: Chi Kong Chyong and Stuart Scott Research Topic: Operations research in the energy markets Biography: Tom is working as a research assistant with EPRG. He previously obtained an MPhil in Energy Technologies from Cambridge and a Bachelor of Engineering (Hons)- Mechanical Engineering at the University of Auckland, New Zealand. His current… Continue Reading

Alex O’Cinneide

CEO & Founder Gore Street Capital Email: [email protected] Research Interests: Transition Studies; Energy Policy, Renewable Energy Finance; Climate Change Background: Alex O’Cinneide is CEO and Chair of the Investment Committee of Gore Street Capital, a business he founded in 2015 which is now one of the largest owners and investors in energy storage globally. He previously was… Continue Reading

Eoghan O’Neill

Assistant Professor, Econometric Institute, Erasmus School of Economics, Erasmus University Rotterdam, The Netherlands Email: [email protected] Research Interests: Econometrics, Machine Learning, Energy Economics Biography: Dr. Eoghan O’Neill is an Assistant Professor in the Econometric Institute, Erasmus University Rotterdam. Eoghan received his PhD in 2020, supervised by Dr. Melvyn Weeks. Eoghan’s research focuses on machine learning methods… Continue Reading

Bowei Guo

Assistant Professor, School of Applied Economics, Renmin University of China Email: [email protected] Research Interests: Energy market reform, climate and energy policy, applied economics Background: Dr Bowei Guo is an assistant professor at the School of Applied Economics at Renmin University of China. Bowei received his PhD in July 2020, supervised by Dr Melvyn Weeks and… Continue Reading

Chung-Han Yang

Assistant Professor, Department of Environmental and Cultural Resources, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan R.O.C. E-mail: [email protected] Research interests: energy regulations, power market reforms in Greater China (including mainland China and Taiwan), oil & gas, international environmental law  Biography: Chung-Han studied for his Master’s degree as a Chevening Scholar at Cambridge University Law Faculty. He also… Continue Reading

Feng Wang

School of Economics and Finance, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Xi’an, Shaanxi, China Supervisor: David Reiner Research Interests: Evaluation of energy and environmental policy; Climate change economics; Sustainable economic growth; Chinese economy; Analytic general equilibrium model Continue Reading

Victor Ajayi

Research Associate Email: [email protected] Research Interest: efficiency and productivity analysis using stochastic frontier econometrics, energy economics, electricity market reform, banking reform, and economic policy. Biography:  Victor completed his PhD degree in Economics from Loughborough University in 2017. He holds a master’s degree in Energy Economics and Policy from University of Surrey.  He is also a network… Continue Reading

Laura Diaz Anadon

Professor of Climate Change Policy, Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge E-mail: [email protected] Research Interests: Energy and climate policy; innovation and science policy; technological change; R&D institutions and management; decision making under uncertainty; water-energy-food nexus; policy and integrated analysis; sustainable development Biography: Professor Laura Diaz Anadon holds the chaired Professorship of Climate Change Policy at the University of… Continue Reading

Hao Chen

Associate Professor in Energy Economics, School of Applied Economics, Renmin University of China, Beijing, China Email: [email protected]; [email protected] Research interests: Energy investment, Electricity market reform, Climate change economics Background: Hao Chen obtained his Ph.D. degree in Energy Economics from Center for Energy and Environmental Policy Research (CEEP-BIT), Beijing Institute of Technology in 2018, and is… Continue Reading

Seungwan Kim

Visiting Post-Doctoral Researcher, Electric Power Network Economics Laboratory, Electrical and Computer Engineering Department, Seoul National University, South Korea Supervisor: Michael Pollitt Research Interests: Balancing Service, Renewable Energy Integration, Distribution System   Continue Reading

Christian Growitsch

Institute Director, Fraunhofer Institute for Microstructure of Materials and Systems Email: [email protected] Tel:  +49 0341 / 231039 500 Research Interests: Energy Economics and Regulatory Economics Biography: PD Dr. Christian Growitsch took on his position as institute director of the Fraunhofer Center for International Management and Knowledge Economy IMW in Leipzig in May 2021.  Since January… Continue Reading

Ilkka Hannula

Senior Energy Analyst at the IEA, Paris, France Email: [email protected] Research Interests: low-carbon fuels, system integration of renewables, electrification of industrial processes, and negative emissions technologies Biography: Dr Hannula is a Senior Energy Analyst at the IEA where he is leading the Agency’s analytical work on renewable energy technologies and assessing the role of renewables… Continue Reading

Geoffroy Dolphin

Post Doctoral Fellow, Resources for the Future E-mail: [email protected] Research interests: energy policy, environmental economics, political economy Biography: Geoffroy received his Ph.D. in business economics from the University of Cambridge. He is now Post Doctoral Fellow at Resources For the Future. Geoffroy’s research interests span political economy, energy & environmental economics and climate policy. His… Continue Reading

Harry van der Weijde

Scientist, Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research (TNO) Email: [email protected] Telephone: +31 6 15181760 Research interests: Techno-economic energy and transport system modelling; optimization; equilibrium modelling; risk and uncertainty; energy market design; economic impact analysis. Background: Harry van der Weijde is Scientist in the Department of Strategic Analysis and Policy at the Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research… Continue Reading

Thomas Tangerås

Senior Research Fellow, Research Institute of Industrial Economics, Stockholm, Sweden  Telephone: +46 (0) 8 665 45 26  Email: [email protected]  Research Interests: Electricity markets and regulation. Background: Thomas Tangerås directs the “Sustainable Energy Transition” research program at the Research Institute of Industrial Economics in Stockholm. He has held visiting positions at University of Toulouse and Stanford… Continue Reading

Kamiar Mohaddes

Senior Lecturer in Economics & Policy, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge Email: [email protected] Telephone: +44 (0) 1223 766 933 Research Interests: Macroeconomics; Global and National Macroeconometric Modelling; Energy Economics; Climate Change Background: Kamiar Mohaddes is an economist at the Judge Business School at the University of Cambridge and a Fellow in Economics at Girton… Continue Reading

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: [email protected] 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 Continue Reading

Pierre Noël

Global Research Scholar, Center on Global Energy Policy, Columbia University Email: [email protected] 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: Dr Pierre Noël’s research interests sit at the intersections between international energy markets… Continue Reading

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: [email protected] Research Interests: Privatisation, competition and regulation. Background: Formerly Director General of Electricity Supply, 1989-98. For list of publications, please click here     Continue Reading

Dr. Xi Liang

Xi Liang Professor of Sustainable Transitions in Construction and Infrastructure, Bartlett School of Sustainable Construction, UCL Tel: +44 (0) 1316 515 328 Email: [email protected] 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… Continue Reading

Tooraj Jamasb

Director, CBS Endowed Professor of Energy Economics, Copenhagen School of Energy Infrastructure, Department of Economics, Copenhagen Business School 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)… Continue Reading

Pär Holmberg

Research Fellow, Research Institute of Industrial Economics (IFN), Sweden Telephone: +46 (0)8 665 4559 Email: [email protected] Research Interests: Electricity markets Biography: Pär Holmberg is Associate Professor in Economics and has a Ph.D. in Electric Power Engineering. Both degrees are from Uppsala University (dissertations in 2000 and 2005). He is a Senior Research Fellow of IFN and an associate… Continue Reading

Raphael Heffron

Raphael J Heffron BA, MA, MLitt, MPhil, MSc, PhD, Barrister-at-Law Professor & Dean of the Faculty of Law, University of the West Indies, St. Augustine EU Jean Monnet Professor in the Just Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy (2019-22) – Senior Counsel @ Janson, Brussels, Belgium Senior Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy – Fellow of the… Continue Reading

Dabo Guan

Distinguished Professor of Climate Change Economics, Department of Earth System Science, Tsinghua University, China Research Interest: International climate change policies, scenario analysis on climate change mitigation and adaptation, ecological-economic modeling and environmental input-output analysis related to topics such as ecosystem services quantification, consumption and pollution of resources and sustainable consumption in developing countries. For more… Continue Reading

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

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

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

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

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