Dr Paul J. Metcalfe

Founding Director

Paul has more than 20 years’ experience as a consultant and economic researcher. In that time he has completed dozens of projects, for clients in water, transport, environment, health and local government sectors. He has particularly strong experience in the water sector, where his clients have included DEFRA, the Environment Agency, UK Water Industry Research, Water UK, and most of the UK water companies. In addition to his consulting work, Paul has been a lecturer at City University, London, where he taught the MSc course “Quantitative Techniques for Competition and Regulation”. Paul has an BSc in Economics from the University of Bristol, an MSc in Economics from the University of York, an MSc in Geography from the London School of Economics, and a PhD in Environmental Economics from the London School of Economics. Before founding PJM economics, Paul worked at NERA economic consulting in London, and at the Centre for Market and Public Organisation in Bristol.

Other Team Members


Daniele Bortolotti

Research Associate

Dr Ali Chalak

Research Associate

Ioanna Gkolemi

Research Associate

Dr Antara Sen