Speaker: John Dimotropoulos, Associate
Invited talk on "Long Term Security of Supply: The UK
The event took place at ESCP Europe's London Campus at 4:00 pm on
20th February, 2015.
Participants had the opportunity to assess the long term
security of supply in the UK power sector, looking at the
challenges presented and the opportunities available therein.
The event was followed by a cocktail reception.
John Dimotropoulos, Associate Director, KPMG
John Dimitropoulos has been a global energy industry economist
and consultant for more than a decade. He is currently an Associate
Director at KPMG's Power and Utilities team. Prior to joining KPMG,
he was Head of European Power at Bloomberg's New Energy Finance and
has held senior consulting positions with KEMA (now DNVGL Energy)
and Mott MacDonald. He has also worked in academia as a Fellow of
the UK Energy Research Centre, within Sussex Energy Group in SPRU,
University of Sussex. He has experience working across the energy
industry supply chain and has led consultancy assignments for
utilities, governments, regulators and private investors in over
twenty countries across Europe, Middle East and Asia.
John has broad knowledge in applications of economic principles in
project development, investment appraisal, power generation,
transmission and distribution, market modeling, energy demand and
energy efficiency. In recent years, he has developed expertise in
the economics and regulation of utility networks and their
integration with telecommunications networks and IT.
He holds a BSc in Economic Science with Industrial Economics from
the University of Piraeus and an MSc in Economics with Energy
Economics from the University of Surrey. He is a member of the
International Association for Energy Economics, a Council member of
the British Institute of Energy Economics, and a graduate member of
the Hellenic Chamber of Economists.
KPMG is a leading provider of professional services including
audit, tax and advisory.
In the UK, KPMG has over 10,000 partners and staff working in 22
offices, and is part of a strong global network of member firms.
Their vision is simple - to turn knowledge into value for the
benefit of their clients, people andcapital markets.
KPMG was formed in 1987 with the merger of Peat Marwick
International (PMI),Klynveld Main Goerdeler (KMG) and their
individual member firms. Spanning three centuries, the
organisations history can be traced through the names of its
principal founding members - whose initials form the name