Speaker: John Dimotropoulos, Associate Director, KPMG.
Invited talk on "Long Term Security of Supply: The UK example".
The event took place at ESCP's London Campus at 4:00 pm on 20th February, 2015.
Participants had the opportunity to assess the long term security of supply in the UK power sector, looking at the challenges presented and the opportunities available therein.
The event was followed by a cocktail reception.
John Dimotropoulos, Associate Director, KPMG
John Dimitropoulos has been a global energy industry economist and consultant for more than a decade. He is currently an Associate Director at KPMG's Power and Utilities team. Prior to joining KPMG, he was Head of European Power at Bloomberg's New Energy Finance and has held senior consulting positions with KEMA (now DNVGL Energy) and Mott MacDonald. He has also worked in academia as a Fellow of the UK Energy Research Centre, within Sussex Energy Group in SPRU, University of Sussex. He has experience working across the energy industry supply chain and has led consultancy assignments for utilities, governments, regulators and private investors in over twenty countries across Europe, Middle East and Asia.
John has broad knowledge in applications of economic principles in project development, investment appraisal, power generation, transmission and distribution, market modeling, energy demand and energy efficiency. In recent years, he has developed expertise in the economics and regulation of utility networks and their integration with telecommunications networks and IT.
He holds a BSc in Economic Science with Industrial Economics from the University of Piraeus and an MSc in Economics with Energy Economics from the University of Surrey. He is a member of the International Association for Energy Economics, a Council member of the British Institute of Energy Economics, and a graduate member of the Hellenic Chamber of Economists.
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