Augustin Lorne is an Economist at Compass Lexecon, based in Paris. He is member of the European energy practice.
Augustin has experience in working on economic and regulatory issues in the energy sector. At Compass Lexecon, Augustin has worked on a wide range of assignments related to electricity market design reforms, network regulation, flexibility, transmission system operation governance, including regulatory benchmarks in the Middle East. In particular, Augustin has advised on long-term market design reforms following the current energy crisis, as well as on the strategy for future system operation governance in Europe.
Prior to joining Compass Lexecon, Augustin worked as an economist for Ofgem, the energy regulator of Great Britain, where he was involved in the development of the cost assessment approach to the electricity distribution price control (RIIO-ED2). In Ofgem, Augustin also worked on a competition analysis on distribution network operators’ involvement in ancillary services markets, cross-border markets regulatory issues, analysis of the GB retail market competition and local flexibility market development.
Augustin holds a Master of Research degree from Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne in public policy economics, where he specialised in energy and environmental regulation. He also completed the Annual Training on the Regulation of Energy Utilities at the Florence School of Regulation.