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Access my new article published by clicking on the link below

Cardoso, C. A., Torriti, J. And Lorincz, M. 2020 

Making demand side response happen: A review of barriers in commercial and public organisations. Energy Research and Social Science, 64: 101443. 

Education

•     PhD, Department of Geography, London School of Economics

•     MPhil, Department of Geography, University of Cambridge

•     BA/MA, Department of Economics, Universidade Nova of Lisbon

Background

Prior to joining Westminster Business School, I spent over 10 years working in energy policy, including roles in the Carbon Trust, WWF-UK and the European Commission and I use this experience in both my teaching and research. 

Membership of professional bodies

BIEE - British Institute of Energy Economics

IAEE - International Association of Energy Economics 

Teaching

I teach economics and energy policy at Westminster Business School, where I co-developed a new postgraduate module, Sustainable Energy Policy. I am the module leader for Business Decision Making. 

FHEA awarded in February 2019

Research

My research focuses on electricity demand and I am particularly interested in the transformational effects of smart technologies in the energy landscape. My previous research has been informed by institutional economics, environmental economics and public policy. More recently, I have started looking at how behavioural economics can help us understand businesses’ energy consumption.