Fred Beelitz is a Director with Economic Consulting Associates (ECA), a London based infrastructure economics consultancy. He holds an MPhil in Economics from the University of Oxford and a BSc in Economics from the University of Warwick. Fred is experienced in energy policy issues and energy infrastructure economics. He has advised African Governments, the World Bank, the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), the African Development Bank and private investors on natural gas, electricity and sustainable energy projects in Africa. His advice primarily covers financial and commercial analyses, pricing, energy masterplan studies and regulatory economics. Fred’s core area of expertise is in natural gas markets but he is also experienced in the electricity sector, involving projects covering renewable energy support mechanisms, infrastructure programme reviews and social cost benefit analyses.