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Senior Consultant: financial economics / regulatory finance

CEPA is seeking an exceptional individual to join its London office as a Senior Consultant, supporting the firm's work in financial economics and regulatory finance.


Location: London, UK (hybrid working)

The successful candidate will support our work in financial economics and regulatory finance primarily across CEPA’s regulated utility sectors (e.g. energy, water, transport and telecoms).

The successful candidate will have the following responsibilities:

  • Leading the delivery of high-quality projects and analysis for CEPA’s clients.
  • Providing well-reasoned and informed consulting advice on financial economic issues.
  • Translating technical analysis into clear and concise reports for clients.
  • Playing a central role in producing compelling proposals and winning work.
  • Managing junior staff and supporting the development of others in the CEPA team.


Experience – Preferably at least 5 years of professional experience in financial economics and regulatory finance. This may be in consultancy, academia, for regulated companies, regulators or government departments.

Expertise – Demonstrated expertise in financial economics and regulatory finance; in particular, this will include experience in cost of capital studies and assessing efficient infrastructure financing costs for both debt and equity (e.g., using CAPM).

Technical skills – Proficiency working in Microsoft Word, Excel and Teams. Additional software and programming skills (e.g., Stata or Python) may be an advantage.

Project management – Experience managing junior staff, meeting deadlines and working effectively in a team. Comfortable in managing workstreams and smaller projects in client-facing roles.

Communication skills – Excellent written and verbal communication skills to present complex ideas to different audiences.

Benefits & culture

CEPA offers a dynamic and supportive working environment that fosters professional growth and development. As a member of our team, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with leading experts on influential projects. We provide a highly competitive salary, discretionary reward scheme, comprehensive benefits package with health and life insurance, and flexible working arrangements to ensure a healthy work-life balance.

Application process & deadline

We encourage you to apply by submitting your up-to-date CV and a cover letter detailing your relevant experience and motivations for joining CEPA. Please send your application to We will assess applications on a rolling basis. Candidates will be assessed over two phases: an initial interview with short written exercise; and a presentation to / interview with a CEPA Partner.

For more information, please download the detailed description here.