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Nick Geddes

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  • MSc Environment and Sustainable Development (University of Glasgow)
  • BSc Economics (University of Birmingham)
  • MBA (Global Energy) Warwick Business School (final year)

Nicholas is a senior consultant and analyst with 5 years’ power regulation experience. He has developed policy across a number of areas of the electricity market at the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) and delivered significant operations projects in the investment banking sector. Nicholas has a BSc in Economics and MSc in Environment and Sustainable Development and is imminently due to complete an energy sector MBA at Warwick Business School.

Nicholas joined ESP Consulting after 7 years in central Government (HMG) which he joined through its graduate programme after completing an MSc in Environment and Sustainable Development. Prior to that he worked as an analyst and project manager at Goldman Sachs and JP Morgan after completing a BSc in Economics. He takes a rigorous analytical approach to problem and solution identification to deliver evidence-based insights.

Employment History

Senior Consultant, ESP Consulting (2016 – Present)
  • Providing advice and analysis on the GB and all island (Single Electricity Market (SEM)) electricity markets

Senior Policy Advisor, Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) (2010 – 2016)

  • Analysed the DSR market to identify barriers and proposing and appraising options to address barriers.
  • Departmental lead on CMA review of UK Energy Sector
  • Led work on measures to improve liquidity in forward markets
  • Developed Government positions, analysis and legislation across a range of interrelated electricity policy areas.
  • Developed UK strategy for EU meetings and UN Framework Convention on Climate Change

Project Manager, FireControl Department of Communities and Local Government (Sept 09 – Aug 10)

  • Supported the Programme Director of the £500 million FireControl, IT and change management programme.

Project Manager, Global Commodities JP Morgan (Oct 07 – Sep 08)

  • Led design and implementation of a global project
  • Strategic review of commmodities department operations

Analyst, Fixed Income Goldman Sachs (Apr 06 – Sep 07)

  • Responsible for setting up client accounts and trading facilities.
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