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Kardin Somme is a London-based economist who specializes in the energy sector. His work spans regulation and public policy, due diligence, litigation, and international arbitration.

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In the area of energy regulation and market design, Mr. Somme works with distribution and transmission network companies, generators, and other utilities throughout regulatory processes. He has supported governments and regulators on the design of electricity and gas market rules, including the economics of decarbonized energy systems. He also advises on the design and impact of energy policy, including by providing cost-benefit analysis.

Mr. Somme supports clients on due diligence, litigation, and international arbitration assignments for energy sector transactions and disputes. In addition to electricity and gas, his projects cover energy and infrastructure sectors such as water, wastewater, and upstream petroleum. Mr. Somme has worked across international energy markets for clients in more than a dozen countries, with a focus on the UK and the Nordics.


  • MPhil in economics, University of Oxford
  • BA in philosophy, politics, and economics, University of Oxford


  • Norwegian