Jacopo Torriti is a Professor of Energy Economics and Policy in the School of the Built Environment, University of Reading.
He is a Co-Director of the Centre for Research into Energy Demand Solutions (CREDS), where he leads work on flexibility. He is a member of Ofgem Academic Advisory Panel and seats on Defra Economic Advisory Panel. He is also a national member of the Demand Side Management Technical Collaboration Programme at the International Energy Agency. Jacopo has authored over 70 academic publications, including the book Peak Energy Demand and Demand Side Response (Routledge). He is Principal Investigator of ongoing projects in the area of flexibility, including an EPSRC Fellowship “Residential Electricity Demand: Peaks, Sequences of Activities and Markov chains (REDPeAk)” and an EPSRC funded project on “Distributional Effects of Dynamic Pricing for Responsive Electricity Demand (DEePRED)”.
Before joining the University of Reading, he worked at the London School of Economics, the University of Surrey and the European University Institute. He obtained a PhD from King’s College London, a Master from King’s College London and a BSc in Economics from Università di Milano.