Designation: Senior Researcher: Energy Research Centre Expertise: energy analysis, energy modeling, energy policy, climate change mitigation, climate change policy, energy and climate change governance
Andrew’s current research focuses on energy-related climate change mitigation, as well as South African energy policy and governance, and draws on a wide range of skills, including energy analysis and modelling and policy analysis. He also teaches energy studies at a post-graduate level.
Andrew’s 2006 PhD dissertation was on ‘The origins and development of South African energy policy’. His most recent reports, generally co-authored with other memebrs of the programme, have included an ‘Analysis of the economic implications of a carbon tax’; ‘Analysis of possible quantified emission reduction commitments by individual Annex I Parties’; and ‘Economics of climate change: Context and concepts related to mitigation’.
BA (African Politics; UCT); MA (political science; Rhodes); PhD (energy studies; UCT)