Research Associate in Energy Economics, Judge Business School, University of Cambridge
Research Interest: Future regulation of electricity distribution and transmission networks, distributed energy resources, sustainable and green energy technologies and energy storage business models. Benchmarking for price regulation (efficiency and productivity analysis) and electricity market reforms.
Biography: Karim is a Research Associate at the EPRG, University of Cambridge. She holds a PhD degree in Energy Economics and Master’s degree in Technology Policy from University of Cambridge, Judge Business School. She has worked for more than ten years in the public utility regulatory arena with a focus on energy, telecommunications and water. She has been a consultant for different organisations and companies such as United Nations, World Bank, public utilities regulators, distribution network operators and system operators. Her most recent work involves flexible electricity networks, ancillary services regulation and economics with a focus on reactive power, energy storage business models, smart grid commercial arrangements and efficiency and total factor productivity analysis for electricity and gas.