Ruxandra Ciupagea is a Senior Vice President with Compass Lexecon, based in Madrid and London. Ms. Ciupagea has over 10 years of experience in economic consulting and has provided expert evidence in litigation and international arbitration matters focused on pricing, valuation and damages assessments in energy and infrastructure markets. She has extensive experience in the fields of natural gas and LNG, electric power, renewable energy, and regulated infrastructure. Ms. Ciupagea is a recognized expert in the Who’s Who Legal Energy 2019 publication.
Ms. Ciupagea also has particular expertise in electricity market modeling, including valuation of transmission assets and storage technologies, as well as in the environmental arena, where she has consulted on issues related to air quality impacts, carbon leakage risk, and carbon credits. She has participated in designing models related to the UK Renewable Heat Incentive and renewable energy support (RES) policies in Europe.
Ruxandra holds an M.Phil. in Economics and Finance from the Centro de Estudios Monetarios y Financieros (CEMFI, Madrid), where she specialized in microeconomics, with a special focus on industrial organization and regulation and competition policy. She holds a B.A. in Economics from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. Previous to joining Compass Lexecon, Ms. Ciupagea worked for the energy and environment practices of another major economic consulting company.