Dr Peter Twesigye
Dr Peter Twesigye leads research in Power Market Reforms and Regulation at the Power Futures Lab. He is an Infrastructure Economist with 14 years’ work experience in Electricity Distribution & previously in Urban Utility Water and Sanitation Management. Peter’s research and teaching focuses on Structural, Governance and Regulatory Incentives for Improved Utility Performance and renewable energy transitions. Peter has expertise and interest in; Power Market Reforms and Regulation, Energy Transitions, Governance, Energy Policy, Energy Concession Design and Analysis, Tariff Setting & Policy Reviews, Managing Utility Performance Improvements, Performance Contract Formulation and Design, Investment Planning and Appraisal, and Strategic Planning. He is a member of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC – USA) and the South African National Energy Association (SANEA). He is a member of the High-Level Group of the Africa-Europe Foundation and the AEF Strategy Group on Sustainable Energy.
He is also a guest lecturer and member of the Academy of Regulatory Professionals Advisory Board – (University of Florida’s Public Utility Research Center, PURC - USA). Until recently, Peter was the Manager Regulatory Affairs at Umeme Ltd (a private electricity distribution concession) and previously worked as a Senior Economist with National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) in Uganda. He has also advised government ministries, undertaken several assignments for donor agencies and worked as a Consultant for Oxford Policy Management, Actis LLP, AfDB, Adam Smith International, USAID and 2ML Consulting Ltd and various consulting entities in promoting Performance Improvement Plans (PIPs) and turnaround initiatives in several Utilities in West, East and Southern Africa.