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William Rickett CB Chairman
We successfully apply our expertise across a wide variety of sectors
Our expertise lies where economics, finance and public policy overlap
To date we have worked on close to 1,000 projects in 50+ countries, with our analysis drawing upon expertise and insight from across CEPA's service lines and sector offerings.
Latest from CEPA
The potential impacts of a partial merger between two of the three Australian mobile telecommunications market operators
Optus has commissioned CEPA to assess the competition impacts of an application to the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission for merger authorisation between Telstra Corporation Limited and TPG Telecom.
Ofwat publishes a report that considers how to facilitate the delivery of multi-sector reservoir systems
The Regulators’ Alliance for Progressing Infrastructure Development (RAPID) and three water companies commissioned a report from CEPA and Agilia to consider the legal and commercial models that could facilitate the delivery of multi-sector reservoir systems.
Find us at Energy Ireland 2022, billed as Ireland’s largest annual energy conference
We are pleased to once again be attending the conference on 29 and 30 June in Dublin, for an event that aims to bring together key stakeholders in the Irish energy sector.
CEPA advises on tools to evolve energy regulation
The Council of European Energy Regulators has today published our recommendations for how energy regulators can best deploy ‘dynamic regulation’ tools – exemptions from the standard regulations that are limited in time and scope, which aim to foster learnings for future regulatory reforms.
Expert from Ofcom appointed to bolster CEPA’s advisory services for the communications sector
We are pleased to announce the appointment of Dr Chris Doyle as a senior advisor to our communications, media and payment systems practice. Dr Doyle will commence working with CEPA on 1 March 2022.
CEPA recognised as one of the UK’s leading management consultants
Following another year of providing high-quality advice to our clients across our core sectors, we are grateful for the positive feedback from the market, which has led to CEPA’s inclusion in the Financial Times’ independent ratings report.
CEPA collaborates to advise about the selection of offshore transmission owners (OFTOs)
Continuing our co-operation with other specialist advisors in a consortium, we are pleased to provide further expert financial and economic advice to Ofgem under a new four-year contract for offshore electricity transmission assets.
Initial insights published on price signals for demand-side flexibility in the GB energy market
CEPA and Energy Systems Catapult (ESC) have been appointed by BEIS to carry out a study on energy price signals, exploring what an alternative system of network and policy price signals might look like. CEPA and ESC held a webinar when the initial findings were presented.
The Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) publishes its report on the card-acquiring market
Card-acquiring services enable merchants to accept card payments. We supported the PSR with its market review and have advised about a range of other payment systems policies.
New infrastructure investment approach to benefit millions across the Pacific region
A guide for institutional investors about co-investment options in infrastructure, developed by CEPA Australia, has been published.
Smith Square Partners’ Ofgem consortium; TR7 preferred bidder for first asset announced
Ofgem, the GB energy regulator has announced the identity of the preferred bidder for the offshore wind transmission asset connecting the Triton Knoll wind farm to the Lincolnshire coast.
CEPA modelling shows the economic and public health impact of voluntary licensing
Licences negotiated by the Medicines Patent Pool will save the international community an estimated USD 3.5bn and 170k lives by 2030. This is according to a new methodology for estimating the impact of licences that was validated via a peer-reviewed article published in The Lancet.
European energy regulators report on Innovative Business Models and Consumer Protection
The Council of European Energy Regulators (CEER) has published a report, for which we undertook the identification and analysis of the business models and supporting case studies.
Getting to net zero requires more policy experiments
A short note that proposes a greater role for deliberate policy experiments to help policy-makers and regulators identify the solutions that will best support decarbonisation at the lowest cost.
Final report on New Zealand’s 2020/21 base milk price calculation published
The Commerce Commission in New Zealand has published its final report following the review of Fonterra’s 2020/21 base milk price calculation.
Locational energy pricing in the GB power market
Working with energy networks specialists TNEI, we have produced new research for Energy Systems Catapult on the role of locational energy prices in facilitating the decarbonisation of Britain’s energy system.
Final evaluation of New Reg trial in Australia released
The Australian Energy Regulator has published our independent evaluation of a trial, to deliver better outcomes for consumers through network consumer engagement and regulatory innovation.