Associate Senior Economist
Penny is completing her DPhil at the Institute of New Economic Thinking at Oxford University. With keen interest in understanding economic phenomena from a complex systems perspective, her research interests include structural change, technological evolution, sustainable development and agent-based modelling.
Prior to studying at Oxford, Penny worked in economic consulting in Melbourne, Australia. She focused primarily on issues relating to energy, resources and climate change. Working with a range of public and private sector clients, Penny developed expertise in economic impact assessments, demand forecasting within water, electricity and gas markets, and the design of tariffs and cost allocation mechanisms within the electricity sector.