Associate Researcher (UK)
DPhil, MPhil (Cambridge)
Email: [email protected]
Economics and regulation of transactive energy, future regulation of electricity distribution and transmission networks, innovation in electricity market design, local flexibility markets, ancillary services markets, sustainable and green energy technologies, benchmarking for utilities price regulation.
Karim holds a PhD degree in Energy Economics and Master’s degree in Technology Policy from University of Cambridge, Cambridge Judge Business School. She is a former Senior Research Associate at the Energy Policy Research Group (EPRG). She has in-depth insight and understanding of public utility regulation across energy, telecom and water sectors; and has collaborated with utilities, electricity system operators, regulators, international agencies and consultancy firms. Her most recent work relates to future energy systems and utility network regulation for net zero, flexible electricity networks, ancillary services regulation and economics with a focus on reactive power, energy storage business models, and efficiency and total factor productivity analysis for electricity and gas. She has published several peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters.