Petra Koulia is a senior consultant who works accross all the sectors in which CEPA is active. She holds an MSc degree in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science, with a specialisation in public economics. As part of this program, Petra produced original research in intergenerational income dynamics, including an empirical investigation of the relationship between intergenerational income mobility and educational assortative mating.
Prior to pursuing postgraduate study, Petra worked at BlackRock as part of the Client Analytics Group. In this capacity, she developed customised solutions for the analytical, investment, and risk management needs of large institutional clients across Europe and Asia, leveraging BlackRock’s proprietary asset management platform and models.
Petra also holds a BA in Economics and Management (First Class) from Oxford University.
Recent News & insights
Locational Marginal Pricing
One of the most talked-about market reform options being considered by the GB Review of Electricity Market Arrangements (REMA) consultation.
Major review launched on energy security of supply in Ireland
We are supporting a major public consultation about the security of energy supply of Ireland’s electricity and natural gas systems, being undertaken by the Department of the Environment, Climate and Communications.
Consultation on Minded to Positions for ‘fast-tracked’ charging options published by Ofgem
Ofgem publishes consultation under the Access and Forward-looking Charges Significant Code Review with our Quantitative Analysis and Methodology reports alongside.
Peer review of study into the ‘hurdle rates’ for different electricity generation technologies
The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) asked us to peer review a cost of capital update for electricity generation, storage & demand side response technologies.
Supporting the decarbonisation of Ireland’s electricity system
Reports published as part of the draft determination for Ireland’s 2021-2025 price control.
CEPA helps to define water poverty, understand future pressures & appraise UK water companies’ efforts
CEPA supports UK Water Industry Research with their work designed to help decision makers and water companies in making water and sewerage bills affordable and their ambition to achieve 'zero customers in water poverty by 2030'.