Simon Ede

Vice President

Simon Ede is a vice president in CRA’s Energy Practice. He is an energy economist with over 20 years of experience working as an advisor to companies in global energy markets.

He focuses on helping clients understand and respond to structural change in their markets. Increasingly, this has involved work for clients addressing the impact on their businesses from the energy transition. He specializes in energy policy and regulatory advice, market analysis and research, asset valuation, risk management, as well as commercial and corporate strategy. His projects extend across power generation, utilities, commodity and energy trading, energy networks, oil, and gas.

On the basis of this commercial experience, he has provided expert analysis and testimony for clients in disputes (regulatory, arbitration, litigation). He has worked on matters in the power, oil, and gas sectors. He has provided reports and testimony on valuations, market circumstances, and business practices.

Prior to working with CRA, Mr. Ede ran market analysis functions for energy trading organisations in Europe and the US.

Mr. Ede holds a master’s degree in Resource Economics from Cornell University and a bachelor’s degree from the London School of Economics in Economics and Economic History.

Selected engagements

  • 01
    Comprehensive commercial due diligence for significant private equity fund
    CRA’s Energy Practice recently completed a comprehensive commercial due diligence for a significant private equity fund contemplating an investment in a...
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  • 02
    Carve-out of integrated utility in Romania 
    A complex carve-out of a large integrated utility consisting of renewable generation, electricity distribution, and energy retail was required following its...
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  • 03
    Electric vehicle adoption and fuel demand forecasting in South America
    CRA supported the due diligence of a major liquid fuels pipeline transaction in South America. We used statistical modelling to develop the fuel demand...
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