Peter is a PhD Candidate and leads research in power sector reform and regulation and utility performance at the Power Futures Lab at the Graduate School of Business (GSB) of the University of Cape Town. He is an Infrastructure Economist with over 12 years’ work experience in electricity distribution and previously in urban utility water and sanitation management. Peter’s research is focused on understanding structural, regulatory and governance incentives for improved utility performance within case studies of electricity utilities in East Africa.

Peter has expertise in; utility strategic planning, regulation and performance analysis, energy concession design and analysis, performance contract formulation and design, investment planning and appraisal, tariff setting and policy reviews. He is a member of the Academy of Regulatory Professionals Advisory Board (University of Florida’s -PURC-USA). He is also a member of the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC-USA). Peter is the Manager Regulatory Affairs at Umeme (Uganda’s private concessioned electricity distribution utility) and previously worked as a Senior Economist with National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) Uganda. He has also worked as an Associate Consultant for 2ML Consulting in promoting PIPs and turnaround initiatives in a number of African water utilities.

Peter is a panellist at the Africa Investment Exchange: Power & Renewables meeting on 17 November.