Rob Francis is an Associate Director at Frontier with over 20 years experience as a professional economist.
He is a specialist in the economic regulation of network utilities with a particular focus on the water sector. His clients have included Defra, Ofwat and the Environment Agency, as well as many of the water companies in the UK. Since 2005 Rob has lectured on regulatory finance at Imperial College Business School and he has advised many companies on issues such as the cost of capital and profitability assessment. He has provided expert advice on financial issues on cases at the Competition Appeal Tribunal and Competition Commission.