Ruxandra Ciupagea is a Vice President with Compass Lexecon based in Madrid and London. Ruxandra works on litigation and international arbitration matters, where she focuses on pricing, valuation and damages assessments in energy and infrastructure markets. She has extensive experience in the fields of natural gas and LNG, electric power, renewable energy and regulated infrastructure. Ms Ciupagea’s roles in international arbitration matters have included drafting expert reports, analysing data and developing models, as well as the preparation of expert witnesses for hearings.

Ms Ciupagea also has particular expertise in electricity market modelling, including valuation of transmission assets and storage technologies, as well as in the environmental arena, where she has consulted on issues related to air quality impacts, carbon leakage risk, and carbon credits. She has participated in designing models related to the UK Renewable Heat Incentive and renewable energy support (RES) policies in Europe.

Ruxandra holds an M.Phil. in Economics and Finance from the Centro de Estudios Monetarios y Financieros (CEMFI, Madrid), where she specialised in microeconomics, with a special focus on industrial organization and regulation and competition policy. She holds a BA in Economics from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid. Previous to joining Compass Lexecon, Ms Ciupagea worked for the energy and environment practices of another major economic consulting company.