Director, AFRY Management Consulting (previously Pöyry)
Stephen Woodhouse is AFRY’s Director, responsible for digital transformation across the engineering and consulting group.
Stephen Woodhouse, Director, joined AFRY in 1999. He heads AFRY’s Market Design group which deals with all aspects of energy market policy regulation and design, for private and public-sector clients. Stephen is an expert in market reform, from high-level policy design through to the implementation of systems and processes for market participants. He specialises in the economics of transmission and interconnection; market regulatory policy across Europe and the UK and Irish electricity and gas markets.
Stephen managed the project to draft the Trading and Settlement Code for the Irish Single Electricity Market and was responsible for Pöyry’s multi-client projects addressing intermittency in Northern Europe.
Stephen leads AFRY’s business development in the inter-related areas of intermittency, smart grids and market design, and continues to contribute to the debate on appropriate models for reward for generation capacity, transmission charging and access.
Prior to joining AFRY, he was an Economic Modeller for Ofgem. Stephen has an MA in economics from the University of Cambridge.
The digitalization and renewable-based electrification of key sectors of the economy (buildings, transport, power) can accelerate the energy transition, facilitate the integration of solar into the system and unlock new business models for flexibility, and consumer services. What should the priorities be and how can this “smart sectoral integration” be achieved at the least cost […]