Nick Aked is an Associate in Frontier’s Energy Practice. He has over 30 years’ experience as an economic consultant in the power and gas sectors and has worked extensively throughout Europe, as well as in Asia and Latin America.
Nick’s areas of expertise include electricity market design, including support mechanisms for renewable energy, auction design, preparation of network codes and regulatory incentive mechanisms. He has helped a number of private investors to carry out due diligence on business opportunities in the gas and power sectors. He has also extensive experience in the preparation of expert reports to assist in dispute resolution before international arbitration panels. In 2011 he spent 6 months working for Ofgem on the development of a regulatory and commercial framework for the roll out of smart metering in Great Britain.