Patrick Osborne

Patrick Osborne

Researcher, University College London

Patrick Osborne is a Master of Research (MRes) candidate in Energy Demand Studies at University College London (UCL). Patrick has degrees in History, Slavic Languages & Literatures, Russian and Eurasian Studies, Energy Politics in Eurasia, Russian Cultural History, and international economics & finance and has worked as a banker in wealth management for AXA and HSBC. He also has a certificate in Ukrainian Studies from Harvard University. He is currently researching institutions and organizations in the distributed ledger/Blockchain market as it relates to energy demand in the new economy. He just completed his MRes dissertation titled: A New Institutional Blockchain Game in the Built Environment, which looked at the institutional development of Peer-2-Peer (P2P) energy trading via Blockchain Technology (BCT) using New Institutional Economics (NIE) and Circular Economy (CE) as the methods of analysis.