Yasmin Valji

Yasmin Valji

Yasmin is an experienced economist providing insight into regulatory and policy issues, particularly in energy markets.

She uses her knowledge of energy markets with endless curiosity and appreciation for detail to provide insight and pragmatic solutions to the vast array of changes facing these markets. Recent examples of her work include :

Supporting a UK utility to respond to consultations on the default tariff ‘Price Cap’ - Supporting British Gas with their consultation responses regarding the default tariff cap “Price Cap’  and the Market Stabilisation Charge.

Evaluating the impact of a change to transmission charges in GB’s gas network – Providing advice to understand drivers or shortfalls in revenue collection from gas network charges, and supporting National Grid Gas in setting revenue recovery charges and improving its methodology.

Commenting on liquidity intervention in the Irish wholesale power market – Advice provided to ESB regarding the contribution and role of existing measures to promote liquidity in the I-SEM in the current and future market state.

Remit investigation support – Support in reviewing allegations against EDF and EDFT in regard to a number of transactions on the electricity wholesale market in France. The focus was on the quantum of sanctions and their accuracy.

Emmaus Connect – Estimation of the needs of the population of vulnerable people in France to access digital equipment (smartphones, tablets, and laptops).

Prior to joining Frontier, Yasmin worked in both the private and public sectors in the energy sector. She was a senior economist in the wholesale power and gas markets at Ofgem, the GB energy regulator, and worked as a consultant for Law and Economics Consulting Group (LECG) in New Zealand on a range of projects in energy, health, and public policy.

Yasmin is based in Frontier’s Paris office and is bilingual in French. She holds an MA in Economics and French from Victoria University (Wellington), and the University of Auckland, New Zealand, respectively.