ACEF Speaker

Dina Azhgaliyeva

ADB Institute

Dina Azhgaliyeva joined ADBI as a Research Fellow in July 2019. Previously she worked as a Research Fellow in the energy economics division of the Energy Studies Institute, National University of Singapore. She was a Research Fellow at the Henley Business School, University of Reading (United Kingdom), where she worked on a project entitled “Kazakh-British Centre for Competitiveness.” She also worked as a leading and chief specialist for the Tax Committee at the Ministry of Finance of Kazakhstan. Her research focuses on energy policy, particularly renewable energy, energy efficiency, and energy storage. Dina has published articles on these topics in journals such as Energy Economics, Technological Forecasting and Social Change, Australasian Journal of Environmental Management, Journal of Environmental Management, Energy Policy, and Journal of Sustainable Finance & Investment. She is currently a guest editor for the Applied Energy special issue “Integration of Renewable Energy in Energy Systems, Perspectives on Investment, Technology, and Policy.” She earned her PhD and MSc in economics from the University of Essex (United Kingdom). She also holds an internationally recognized teaching qualification from the Fellow of Higher Education Academy and a qualification in research career management from the Staff Educational and Development Association.