Emmanuella Gentzoglanis is a managing consultant in CEPA’s regulation and competition practice. She has worked extensively within the energy and water sectors on strategy, economic regulation, public policy and modelling. She specialises in networks, markets, infrastructure and low carbon technologies.
As an experienced project manager and member of the energy and water sector teams, Emmanuella supports private sector organisations, industry regulators, government departments and trade bodies by providing bespoke economic analysis and recommendations to further their policy, regulatory or commercial agendas. This includes advising on issues related to the energy system transition and the need for policy to evolve in response to new technologies and business models.
She has advised economic regulators in GB and Ireland in shaping their regulatory frameworks for price controls and electricity interconnectors, including undertaking cost-benefit analyses and incentive design. She has also supported the GB energy regulator (Ofgem) on various mandates in relation to the RIIO price controls, including undertaking Impact Assessments of regulatory policy changes. Emmanuella has also assisted Ofwat on policy development with regards to charging for new connection services and has supported a water-only company with their Developer Services offering.
Emmanuella previously worked in Advisory at KPMG UK where she provided economic, policy and strategy advice as well as due diligence, economic analysis and modelling to companies in the energy and water sectors. She holds an MSc in the Electric Power Industry from ICAI School of Engineering (Comillas Pontifical University, Spain) and a Master’s degree in Numerical Economics and Network Industries from Paris Sud XI University. She also holds a Bachelor of Commerce in Finance and Economics from the John Molson School of Business (Concordia University, Canada). She is a PRINCE2® Registered Practitioner in Project Management.
Recent News & insights
Ofwat publishes further CEPA report on allocation of risk
Our latest report for Ofwat supports its early thinking on the design of the next water sector price review, PR24.
Ofwat outlines its initial views about the Price Review frameworks for 2024 (PR24) and beyond
The regulator of the water sector in England & Wales has published a consultation response, which discusses its high-level ideas for maximising the potential of price reviews to help the sector create value for customers, communities, and the environment.
Some lessons from technology-neutral auctions for low-carbon electricity generation
In this briefing note, we explore how successful technology-neutral auctions for electricity generation have been in the past and discuss some key lessons.