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 the 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 qualification in research career management from the Staff Educational and Development Association.