Prior to joining the Turing, Cosmina Dorobantu was a Director and co-founder of Aurora Energy Research, one of UK’s leading energy market modelling and analytics firms. She also spent five years at Google, defining the company’s investment and business strategy in Eastern Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.
Cosmina is interested in working with unconventional data to improve policy makers’ understanding of the world. In the past, she collaborated with the European Commission on quantifying the impediments to cross-border e-commerce within the digital single market by using Google data. The findings of her research informed the EU-wide digital agenda policy package and represented the first use of Google data to inform policy design at the EU level.
Academically, Cosmina’s expertise lies in international economics and econometrics. She has an MPhil (obtained with Distinction) and a DPhil in Economics from the University of Oxford.