Oliver works with regulators, companies, governments, financial institutions, donors and multilateral organisations worldwide. He has extensive experience advising the utility sector in the UK & Ireland and applying public policy economics in emerging markets.
Oliver Bubb-Humfryes is a managing consultant who has supported regulators, companies, governments, development finance institutions, donors and multilaterals across the firm’s regulation and emerging market practices since joining CEPA in 2014.
In the UK & Irish utility sectors (electricity, gas, water and transport) Oliver specialises in network charging, incentive design and price control support. He has worked for regulators (e.g. Ofgem, Ofwat, the Commission for Regulation of Utilities, CAA, Commission for Aviation Regulation) governments, and regulated companies.
In emerging markets, Oliver applies public policy economics in development settings across health, agriculture and infrastructure sectors. His skills include finance-for-development, programme evaluation, policy reform, and donor strategy.
Oliver holds a Master’s degree in Economics from the University of British Columbia, and a Bachelor’s degree (first class) in History & Economics from Oxford University.
Recent News & insights
The potential impact of future innovation in support of Unitaid’s strategy
We explored the potential impact of ten promising innovations that Unitaid may support during its 2023-27 strategic period, which could make a significant contribution to advancing global health targets.
Modelling the impact of a patent pool for essential medicines in low- and middle-income countries
The Medicines Patent Pool (MPP) is a Geneva-based organisation that negotiates and manages licences for essential medicines, which it makes available to generic manufacturers for the benefit of low- and lower-income countries.
Unitaid long-acting HIV drugs modelling support
Unitaid commissioned CEPA to develop a model to quantify the potential uptake and impact of long-acting drugs for anti-retroviral treatment of HIV.
Evaluating the social and economic impact of investments in wastewater
CEPA conducted a literature review of methodological approaches to evaluate economic and social impact of investments in the wastewater sector.