Dina Azhgaliyeva joined ADBI as a Research Fellow in July 2019. Her research interests include energy policy, particularly renewable energy, energy efficiency, and energy storage policies. She is currently a guest editor for the Applied Energy special issue “Integration of Renewable Energy in Energy Systems, Perspectives on Investment, Technology, and Policy.”
Previously, she worked as a Research Fellow in the energy economics division of the Energy Studies Institute, National University of Singapore. She was also a Research Fellow at the Henley Business School, University of Reading where she was involved in empirical analysis of the impact of local content policy on extractive industries.
From 2012-2015, she was an Economics Teaching Fellow at University College London. She also worked as a leading and chief specialist for the Tax Committee at the Ministry of Finance of Kazakhstan for five years.
She holds a PhD, Master’s, and Graduate Diploma in economics, all from the University of Essex. She also holds an internationally recognized teaching qualification from the Fellow of Higher Education Academy and a qualification in research career management from the Staff Educational and Development Association.