The EU energy crisis is so much bigger than Russia’s It is driven by a flawed energy policy that failed to appreciate the scale of the decarbonization challenge.
Fiscal measures are band-aid solutions that do nothing to solve the supply/demand imbalance at the core of this This could reinforce current inflation trends, making the ECB's job even harder.
Director, Gas Research Programme & Director, China Energy Programme
The Oxford Institute for Energy Studies
Dr Michal Meidan is Director of the Gas Research Programme, taking over from James Henderson in September 2021 and Director of the China Energy Programme at the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies. Before joining OIES in July 2019, she headed cross-commodity China research at Energy Aspects. Prior to that, she headed China Matters, an independent research consultancy providing analysis on the politics of energy in China. Michal also held senior analytical roles at Eurasia Group in New York and London, and at Asia Centre-Sciences Po, Paris. She taught undergraduate courses on China’s political economy at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem and has authored numerous academic articles. Michal also regularly provides comments for a wide variety of media outlets and is featured as a speaker at industry conferences.
Michal holds a PhD in Political Science and East Asian studies from Sciences Po, Paris. She is fluent in Mandarin and French.