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 senior 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
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.
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.