Dr Robert Ritz is an economist with expertise in industrial organization, competition analysis, energy economics (oil & gas, carbon & electricity markets), and climate policy.
Robert advises clients on strategic issues in the energy sector and on the financial and policy implications of climate change. Recent projects include analysing the role of natural gas & LNG in Asia’s energy transition, advising on the future design of carbon pricing in Europe, and estimating carbon leakage and competitiveness impacts for trade-exposed industrials.
At Cambridge University, Robert is Assistant Director of the Energy Policy Research Group at Judge Business School and Fellow & Director of Studies in Economics at Peterhouse. He serves on the Academic Panels at the UK’s Competition & Markets Authority and at Ofgem.
Robert holds a PhD in Economics from Nuffield College, Oxford. Earlier in his career, he worked at McKinsey & Company, the Bank of England, and the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies.