Portrait of Irmeen Khan

Irmeen Khan : Consultant

Irmeen is a member of Oxera’s Regulation and Market Design team. She specialises in public policy and impact assessment with a focus on energy and infrastructure. Prior to joining Oxera in November 2022, she spent four years as an economist for the Government of Canada, providing strategic advice to senior civil servants, regulators and Ministers on a range of issues. This included conducting merger analysis at the Competition Bureau, working on the annual federal budget at the Department of Finance, and developing investment policy for the Canada Infrastructure Bank at the Department of Infrastructure.

Irmeen has an additional four years’ experience in data and analysis roles covering the UK and European energy and infrastructure markets. Her most recent experience was in the retail energy sector, developing cost–benefit analyses to support the smart metering roll-out in Great Britain.

Irmeen speaks English, and French.

Tel: +44 (0) 20 3839 9875

Irmeen's specialisms include:

Selected
professional experience

  • Provided regulatory reporting and analysis on key industry codes (REC, SEC, DCUSA, electricity and gas supply licence conditions) for a regulated cooperative of British energy suppliers (2021‒22)

  • Managed the overall cost–benefit analysis (>£300m) and developed project-specific business cases for the alternative HAN technical solution for smart metering in Great Britain (2021‒22)

  • Provided strategic advice to senior government officials on investment proposals from the Canada Infrastructure Bank ranging from C$50m to $5bn in energy and infrastructure (2019‒21)

  • Advised senior government officials and Ministers on funding proposals of up to C$2bn for the federal budget from other governmental departments and external stakeholders (2017‒19)

  • Analysed proposed mergers for the Canadian competition regulator and supported the design of effective remedies to ensure price competition and prevent monopoly formation (2017)

  • Led the analysis for an ongoing infrastructure and renewable energy project finance database (2015‒16)

Qualifications

  • MA Economics (Economic Policy), McMaster University, Canada

  • BSocSc, Joint Honours Economics and Political Science, University of Ottawa, Canada