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Vakhtang Kvekvetsia

Associate Director

Contact

London
Tel: +44 20 7659 8746
Fax: +44 20 7659 8501

Email: vakhtang.kvekvetsia@nera.com
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Education

MSc in economics and finance, University of Warwick
Diploma in management of banking, with Distinction, Tbilisi Business Academy, Georgia
Diploma in physics, with Distinction, Tbilisi State University, Georgia

Experience

Mr. Kvekvetsia is an Associate Director in NERA's London Energy Group. He is an experienced modeler who is responsible for maintaining and continuously developing a range of NERA's in-house tools such as our European electricity market simulation model (EESyM), our game theoretical supply function equilibrium model, and EnergyMetricsTM, our energy risk management and valuation platform, which includes our E-StorMTM gas and hydro storage valuation model. Mr. Kvekvetsia leads modeling tasks for corporate and government clients, with applications including market due diligence, valuation and risk analysis of generation and storage assets, merger cases, and litigation. His experience also includes developing an investment appraisal tool for a UK water utility, advising utilities on transmission tariffs, estimation of damages under long term power purchase agreements, a dispute under WTO, and assessment of credit card default rates.

Prior to joining NERA, Mr. Kvekvetsia worked as a Financial Analyst in the World Bank Country Office in Tbilisi. As a member of the energy sector team, he participated in all stages of the preparation, implementation, and supervision of projects in power, oil, and gas sectors, with a geographic focus on Moldova, Ukraine, and Georgia. Mr. Kvekvetsia has an MSc degree in economics and finance from the University of Warwick. He also has a Diploma with Distinction in the management of banking from Tbilisi Business Academy and Diploma with distinction in physics from the Tbilisi State University.

Languages

Georgian
Russian

Title Type Author
Review of the Impact of the Carbon Price Floor on the GB Electricity Market Study By Sean Gammons, Daniel Radov, Vakhtang Kvekvetsia, et al.
Electricity Market Reform: Assessment of a Capacity Payment Mechanism Report By Graham Shuttleworth, Sean Gammons, Vakhtang Kvekvetsia, Richard Druce, and Robin Brejnholt
Estimating the Economic Costs and Benefits of ECGD: A Report for the Export Credit Gu... Report By Vakhtang Kvekvetsia