Alice Waltham   

Alice has 13 years’ wide-ranging experience of the international energy industry, power market, policy, regulation and economics. She manages EMRC’s activities in the UK. She has a Master’s degree in Economics (Finance) from the University of Edinburgh.

Alice has advised internationally on the regulatory and commercial frameworks for distribution and generation projects. She has advised on effective transmission and distribution regulatory frameworks and the promotion of renewable energy, including designing appropriate, bankable PPA and feed in tariff terms.

Alice has worked on the development of numerous support mechanisms for renewable energy, including the renewable heat incentive and renewables obligation in the UK, and has helped to develop appropriate renewable energy support mechanisms in the Gambia, Bulgaria, Republic of Macedonia and Armenia. She was Renewable Energy Expert for a study analysing the impact of the 2020 targets in the Energy Community.

Her work in networks has included managing an international IEA Renewable Energy Technology Deployment (RETD) funded study identifying best practice for integrating variable generation sources into electricity networks and markets. In Russia, Alice provided a report and training to Energostream on international best practice for distribution company use of system charging.

Before becoming a consultant, Alice worked for a renewable electricity supplier, Good Energy. There she participated in a wide variety of activities in the compliance, retail, trading and generation parts of the business, including drafting, negotiating and managing contracts with renewable generators. She managed power trade agreements with brokers, consolidators and other suppliers. She holds a PRINCE2 project management practitioner qualification and is an experienced project manager.

Alice is based in Edinburgh, United Kingdom.