Robert Ritz

Principal

Robert is an expert in industrial organisation, energy and environmental economics, and finance.

He focuses on competition and market analysis, corporate strategy, and the design and impacts of climate policy, with particular emphasis on oil & gas, electricity, and carbon markets. He has advised industrial clients, government departments, and financial institutions. Recent projects have included estimating cost pass-through and carbon leakage across numerous emissions-intensive sectors, and assessing competition and infrastructure investment in global gas & LNG markets. Robert is also Assistant Director of the Energy Policy Research Group (EPRG) at Cambridge University, a Senior Research Associate at its Judge Business School, and a Fellow in Economics at Peterhouse, Cambridge. Earlier in his career, he worked at the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies and McKinsey & Company. He has also been a visiting scholar at MIT and an academic visitor at the Bank of England.

He holds a D.Phil. in Economics from Nuffield College, Oxford University, an M.A. in Financial Economics from the University of St. Andrews, and attended the University of Pennsylvania and its Wharton School as a visiting McNeil Scholar. Robert has been a Principal at Vivid Economics since 2008.

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