Justine works across our regulation and policy practices. She has extensive experience working in economic regulation and policy development across energy, water and central government. She applies her scientific, economic and technical knowledge in addressing problems and is particularly interested in environmental and climate change issues.
Before joining Economic Insight, Justine worked as an interim policy professional supporting government. This included working within BEIS emergency response unit, to support rapid policy making to address emerging issues in energy during the winter of 2021 and later, on its implementation of the Covid Business Grant Programme.
Prior to this Justine worked at Ofwat for over 4 years. During this time, she led the Outcome Delivery incentive (ODI) on company business plans at PR19 at the IAP, supported the development of market frameworks for Bioresources and Direct Procurement for Customers, developed policy positions on some of the key performance commitments and worked cross-government on the RAPID programme to develop its approach on natural capital and ‘best value’.
In energy, Justine worked at Ofgem during the RIIO-T1 price control assessment. She was responsible for leading the assessment and making recommendations on load-related expenditure for SHE transmission and the uncertainty mechanisms on National Grid electricity. Justine has also conducted economic assessments on a range of environmental policy projects for UK, European and international clients at Amec Foster Wheeler.
Justine has a BSc in Oceanography from the University of Southampton, Graduate Diploma in Economics from University of London (distance learning) and an MSc in Environmental Economics and Climate Change from London School of Economics.