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.)
Tel: +44 (0)1223 335248
Address: Faculty of Economics, Sidgwick Ave, Cambridge
Research Interests: Liberalization, privatisation, competition and regulation in network industries, particularly electricity; Transmission access pricing, electricity market reform, climate change policy
Background: David Newbery, CBE, FBA, is the Director of the Cambridge Energy Policy Research Group, an Emeritus Professor of Economics at the Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge, and a Professorial Research Associate in the UCL Bartlett School of Environment, Energy and Resources, University College London. He was educated at Cambridge with undergraduate degrees in Mathematics and Economics, and received a PhD and ScD in economics also from Cambridge. He is a Fellow of the British Academy and of the Econometric Society. He is Vice-Chairman of Cambridge Economic Policy Associates and has been an occasional consultant to the World Bank, Ofgem, Ofwat, and ORR, a former member of the Competition Commission, former chairman of the Dutch electricity Market Surveillance Committee and a former member of DECC’s Panel of Technical Experts on the Capacity Market. He is a member of Ofgem’s Gas Network Innovation Competition and an Independent Member of the Single Electricity Market Committee of the island of Ireland.