Michael Pollitt is Professor of Business Economics at the Judge Business School and Fellow and Director of Studies in Economics and Management at Sidney Sussex College, University of Cambridge. He is an Assistant Director of the Energy Policy Research Group (EPRG) at Cambridge and is the leader of the university’s grand challenge initiative on In Search of ‘Good’ Energy Policy which brings together academics from 13 academic disciplines. Michael’s research interests include future energy markets and regulatory design, as well as best practice corporate governance and business ethics. He has published over 70 academic journal articles and 10 books. He is co-editor of Economics of Energy and Environmental Policy and a member of the editorial boards of the Review of Industrial Organization, Competition and Regulation in Network Industries and Utilities Policy. He is also a Research Associate of the Centre for Business Research (CBR) and a member of the Faculty of Economics. He is currently a member of the expert advisory panels at the ORR and Ofwat and is an advisor to EdF Energy. Since 2000 he has been convenor of the Association of Christian Economists, UK.
Professor Pollitt has advised the UK Competition Commission, the New Zealand Commerce Commission, Ofgem, Ofwat, ESRC, the Norwegian Research Council, the DTI, the World Bank and the European Commission. He has also consulted for National Grid, AWG, Eneco, Nuon, Roche and TenneT. He is the first Coach on the Cambridge MBA’s Energy & Environment concentration, and is on the steering group of Energy@Cambridge.
Before coming to Cambridge Judge Business School, Michael was a lecturer in applied industrial organisation at the Faculty of Economics, University of Cambridge, from 1994-1999. He was a board member and trustee of Viva Network, Oxford, from 1999-2004. In 2003 Michael was a Visiting Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at MIT. From 2001-2005 Michael was co-leader of the Cambridge-MIT Electricity Project. In 2005 and 2006 Michael served as founding Acting Executive Director of the ESRC Electricity (now Energy) Policy Research Group. In 2009 and 2010 he was a member of the New Zealand Commerce Commission’s expert panel on Input Methodologies. From 2007-2011 he served as external economic advisor to Ofgem, and from 2011-2014 he was an energy advisor to the UK Consumers’ Association. Michael has an MA in Economics from the University of Cambridge and an MPhil and DPhil in Economics from the University of Oxford.
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