Energy for Growth Hub

Musiliu Olalekan Oseni


Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC)

Areas of Expertise

Energy access, Demand Side Management, Energy Regulation and Policy

Musiliu Oseni is currently the Commissioner responsible for Planning, Research and Strategy at the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC). He was until his appointment as Commissioner a Research Associate in Economics and Finance of the Built Environment at the University College London (UCL). Prior to joining UCL, he had worked as researcher at the Energy Policy Research Group (EPRG), University of Cambridge, UK. Musiliu’s research interests cut across Energy and Behavioral Economics, and he has been involved in several consulting projects for energy industry and for the World Bank. He was also a lecturer at Al-Hikmah University Ilorin, Nigeria, between 2008 and 2011. He is particularly interested in energy issues relating to access, willingness to pay, affordability, pricing, security of supply, quality of service, regulation and demand side management. His research has been published in several peer-reviewed journals, including the Energy Journal, Energy Economics, Energy Policy, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, and the Journal of Energy and Development.

Musiliu holds a PhD in Business/Energy Economics from the University of Cambridge, a Master of Science (distinction) in Energy Economics and Policy from the University of Surrey, UK, and a Bachelor of Science (first class) in Economics from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. He is currently an honorary research associate at both the Cambridge Energy Policy Research Group (EPRG) and the Faculty of Built Environment at the University College London.

Non-Hub Publication Highlights

The promotion of regional integration of energy markets: Lessons for developing countries. Energy Policy Vol. 88. January 2016. ($)
Assessing the consumers’ willingness to adopt a pre-payment metering system in Nigeria. Energy Policy Vol. 86. November 2015. ($)
The Economic Costs of Unsupplied Electricity: Evidence from Backup Generation among African Firms. University of Cambridge. 2013.

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