Lumi is a Lead Consultant – Market Analysis and Business Development at Cornwall Insight Australia, with over ten years’ experience in modelling energy systems and markets. His role involves developing and designing market models underpinning Cornwall Insight Australia’s Benchmark Power Curve (BPC) as well as the Future Investment and System Outlook Report (FISOR) for the National Electricity Market (NEM). Lumi also acts as a focal point between customers and the analytic/modelling functions in the Australian office.
Key projects and experience include: leading the model development for the inaugural Integrated System Plan (ISP); leading the model development and co-authoring the Gas Statement of Opportunities 2018 (GSOO 2018); leading the modelling and reporting for the quarterly BPC and FISOR updates; supporting on ad-hoc consultancy projects such as battery revenue forecasts.
Lumi works with leading energy companies on issues relating to regulation, policy impacts, price/revenue forecasts, market analysis as well as due diligence on new projects.
Lumi holds a PhD in Applied Mathematics from the University of Adelaide. The core of his thesis focused on modelling gas storage using nanotechnology for which he won a Dean’s Medal for Doctoral Thesis Excellence. Lumi has authored over 10 peer-reviewed journal papers in energy markets and systems and he retains a keen interest in energy market research.