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David Robinson

Academic Advisor
To contact David Robinson, please email Jake George at or call +1.617.864.7900

Dr. Robinson consults on competition, regulation, and corporate strategy in energy and other regulated sectors.

He specializes in industries and markets where regulation is important. As a recognized architect of liberalization in Europe, he advises governments and corporations on public policy and corporate strategy in infrastructure sectors. He has most recently been advising major energy companies on how to shape and benefit from climate change regulations in Europe. He is now working on a book about U.S. energy and climate change policy.

He is Senior Fellow of the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies and was formerly a Member of the Faculty of Business Administration and Economics at St. Louis University (Madrid campus), where he was also on the Board of Regents. He has run a consulting firm in Madrid since 2003.

He previously spent eighteen years as a consultant with the international consulting firm, NERA. He was a Director in the London office and then opened and was responsible for the firm’s offices in Spain and in Italy. He was a Board Member as well as being Co-Chair for European Operations and for the Global Energy and Telecom Practices.

Resource Adequacy and Renewable Energy in Competitive Wholesale Electricity Markets
September 23, 2010
Presented at the 8th Annual British Institute of Economics Academic Conference
Addressing Large Developing Country Emissions: The Case for Strategic Sino-European Collaboration under Joint Commitments
June 2010
Benito Müller, David Robinson, Zhang Xiliang, Christian Ellermann, Huo Molin, and Diarmuid Torne
Published by The Oxford Institute for Energy Studies
New Spanish Regime for Solar Photovoltaic Sector
May 2009
Prepared for the UK Trade & Investment
EU Climate and Energy Policy to 2030 and the Implications for Carbon Capture and Storage: A Report for ALSTOM Power Systems
March 2009
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Energy Efficiency: The Belle of the Ball in Bali
April 30, 2008
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Renewable Power in Spain
April 2008
Prepared for the UK Trade & Investment
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