Duncan Sinclair is a leading expert in energy market design and regulation, and has over twenty-five years of experience in the European power and utilities sector. He was one of the founding directors of Redpoint Energy in 2004, and since the merger with Baringa Partners in 2012 has been a partner in the Energy, utilities and resources sector. He was at the heart of the Electricity Market Reform (EMR) programme in Great Britain, advising initially the Government on policy, and subsequently the Delivery Body, National Grid, on implementation. He has advised Ofgem on a number of Significant Code Reviews, including its live network access and forward looking charging review.
Duncan currently leads our global networks practice. He has recently advised a number of clients on the commercial and regulatory issues surrounding decentralised energy and smart grids, covering active network management of distributed generation, distribution connected electricity storage and demand side response. He is advising network companies on potential changes to business and operating models associated with the transition to more active distribution system operation in the UK, US and Australia.
Duncan’s key areas of specialism include: energy policy and network regulation, market design and trading arrangements, commercial due diligence and expert opinion.
Duncan and partner Louise,have six children and so most free time is spent partaking in or watching various sporting activities, and acting as a taxi service. He is also a keen cyclist and fisherman.