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Catrina Godinho

Energy Development, Transformation & Climate Change Specialist

 
 
Phone:

+27 82 33 62 004

+49 16 02 05 8153

 
Email:

catrinagodinho@gmail.com

 

Skype:
catrina.laura.godinho
ABOUT
 
Catrina Godinho is an Independent Research Consultant, with 8 years' experience in climate change, energy development and transformation. She is also a Fellow of the Energy for Growth Hub and and an Agora Energiewende Fellow, and was previously an OIES-Saudi Aramco Fellow at the Oxford Institute of Energy Studies.
 
 
EXPERIENCE
EDUCATION
2016 - 2019
Research Associate - MIRA, UCT
Consultant - African Development Bank
Consultant - Oxford Policy Management 
Consultant - ADAPT | UNIDO
Consultant - World Bank 
2016 - 2019
University of Cape Town
Ph.D. Candidate, Graduate School of Business
Agora Energiewende (2019)
Enertracks Fellow & Energy Transformation Expert Training 
Energy for Growth Hub (2019)
Fellow
Oxford University (2017-2018)
Research Fellow, Oxford Institute of Energy Studies
2013-2015
Senior Intern - Energy Research Centre
South African Delegate - UNFCCC Negotiations
Research Assistant - Centre for Social Sciences Research
Tutor Comparative Politics & Political Economy - UCT
2014-2016
University of Cape Town

Masters in Social Science, Political Science

Executive Course, Power Sector Reform & Regulation

Summer School, Afrobarometer

2012-2013
Tutor Comparative Politics & Political Economy - UCT
2012-2013
University of Cape Town

Honours in Political Science, Philosophy, Economics

2009-2012
Stellenbosch University

Bachelors in Political Science, Philosophy, Economics

 
EXPERTISE
POWER SECTOR DEVELOPMENT

Extensive knowledge of power sector structure, governance, and reform, specifically in developing country contexts. Understanding of relevant sector metrics and indicators, economic and social inter-linkages, and development challenges.

ENERGY & CLIMATE POLICY

Broad knowledge of energy and climate policy and scenario planning at the international, national, and sub-national levels. Familiarity with policy development, monitoring, implementation and review processes.

POLICY ANALYSIS & REFORM

Proficiency in policy analysis, with special knowledge of climate and energy policy. Abreast of public policy theory, with special knowledge of policy reforms and implementation in developing and transition economies. 

POLITICAL ECONOMY 

Expertise in political economy theory and analysis, strong capability in the development of political economy strategies and tools for research programmes, policy processes, public engagement and risk analysis.

PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Experienced project manager, including of multi-year programmes involving teams based in different countries, under politically fraught or otherwise charged circumstances, requiring flexibility and self-direction.

RESEARCH & WRITING

Advanced qualitative and quantitative research skills (based in the social sciences and economics). Accomplished writing, editing, and review skills, responsive to different contexts, audiences, and objectives.

 

World Bank

Rethinking Power Sector Reform

Oxford Policy Management (DFID)

Energy and Economic Growth 

Oxford Policy Management (DFID)

Economic Development and Institutions

State Capacity Research Project

Eskom Inquiry​​

Deep Decarbonisation Pathways SA

Political Economy of Decarbonisation

Mitigation Action Plans & Scenarios

Energy Security in South Africa

PROJECTS IN FOCUS
 
SELECT PUBLICATIONS
 
CONTACT ME

Catrina Godinho

Energy Development, Transformation, and Climate Change Specialist

 
Phone:

+27 82 33 62 004

+49 16 02 05 8153

Email:

catrinagodinho@gmail.com

 

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