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Professor David Newbery

Professor David Newbery

Emeritus Professor of Economics

Department of Economics, University of Cambridge


Biography:

David Newbery, CBE, FBA, is an Emeritus Professor of Economics at the Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge, and Research Fellow in the Control and Power Research Group, Imperial 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 is an occasional consultant to the World Bank, Ofgem, Ofwat, and ORR. He has been a member of the Competition Commission and chairman of the Dutch electricity Market Surveillance Committee. He will be President of the IAEE in 2013. He is a member of Ofgem’s Low Carbon Network Fund and recent advisor on Electricity Market Reform to the House of Commons Select Committee on Climate Change.

Keywords

  • transmission access pricing
  • electricity market reform
  • climate change policy
  • liberalization, privatisation, competition and regulation in network industries, particularly electricity