Aidan O'Hare is a financial and regulation analyst with experience in analysing markets, cost benefit analysis and regulation in the context of evaluation of potential investment and the incentives these will generate. He joined CEPA in early 2018 and since then he has been working across sectors, with a focus on energy and the regulated transport industries, in particular railways, aviation and road vehicles. He has also supported teams in the evaluation of the effectiveness of health programmes as well as contributions to an ongoing water projects.
Aidan has been working for the Civil Aviation Authority on a cost assessment project for air traffic services, a review of delay minute attribution and calculation for Irish Rail, various issues around the introduction of the Ultra-Low Emissions Zone in London for Transport for London and working with the Electricity Systems Operator to demonstrate consumer value from their new forward plan for National Grid.
Prior to working at CEPA, Aidan worked from inception at Ireland’s €7 billion sovereign wealth fund as a financial and economic analyst. Before that he was a fellow for the Overseas Development Institute, placed for two years in the Ministry of Finance in Timor-Leste where he worked on tax policy and budget development.
Aidan received his undergraduate degree in Maths and Economics from Trinity College Dublin, and a Master's in Economics from the same college. He has also successfully completed the first two levels of the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Program.