Will Edmonds joined CEPA as an economist in 2020. Since joining the firm, he has worked in the transport, energy, water and global health sectors. His recent experience includes working on the evaluation of a portfolio of Hepatitis C grants, and quality assurance of a Cost-Benefit Analysis model using the BEIS QA Guidance for Models.
Having developed experience while working at NERA, a global economic consultancy; in particular, Will worked on cost assessment in the water sector, and applied that to analysis of cost benchmarking in the Australian water sector.
Will won a Cambridge UK Masters Scholarship and an Economic Faculty Bursary to aid his postgraduate study. He completed an MPhil (Distinction) in Economic Research and a BA (First Class Honours) in Economics from the University of Cambridge. His undergraduate dissertation analysed competition among oligopoly and for his MPhil thesis, Will developed a bounded rationality model of voting behaviour to evaluate the factors that determine voter turnout. These have provided him with strong experience with STATA and Python.