Derek is a Professor at London Business School. He is the author of over 200 research papers and 10 books in the areas of forecasting, decision technology and energy economics. He is a former Editor-in-chief of Energy Economics, the Founding Editor of the Journal of Energy Markets and has been Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Forecasting for many years. He has worked with the electricity sector for over 35 years, advising many organisations including the House of Commons, and providing expert witness evidence in legal disputes. He is currently chairman of the UK Government's panel for the capacity market and an independent board member of the Balancing and Settlements Code.
Prof. Kondo Akira was graduated from Faculty Engineering, Osaka University in 1982 and from Graduated School of Engineering, Osaka University in 1984. After that, he had worked in Matsushita Electric Industry (Panasonic) for 5 years. From 1989, he has been working in Osaka University as an assistant professor, associated professor and professor. He received PhD in 1999 and its thesis is “Study on development of numerical simulation model in order to mitigate urban atmospheric environment”. He is researching on the environmental dynamics modeling in the wide ranges from global scale to indoor scale. Moreover he carried out the joint researches in South-East Asia; Nepal, Indonesia, Korea, China, Vietnam, and Thailand. Throughout these researches, he received the best paper award from The Society of Heating, Air Conditioning and Sanitary Engineering of Japan in 2010 and received the best paper award from the Society of Environmental Science of Japan in 2012 and received the best academic award from Atmospheric Environmental Society of Japan in 2015. He is also the author of more than 90 peer-reviewed articles including articles written in Japanese, and 80 international conference papers with limited peer review.
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