Henri van Soest

PhD Candidate – University of Cambridge – Department of Land Economy

Email address: hv271 (at) cam.ac.uk


Henri van Soest is a PhD researcher at the Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge. His thesis addresses the regulation of cybersecurity in the electricity system. Before starting his PhD at Cambridge, he worked as a researcher in energy law at the University of Oslo, Norway. Henri is a member of the Energy Policy Research Group (EPRG) at the University of Cambridge.

Research interests:

Henri’s research deals with the governance and regulation of electricity. He has conducted research into the activation of demand-side resources in the electricity system, and on new forms of interaction between actors in the electricity system (such as peer-to-peer electricity trading). His PhD research deals with the regulatory issues that arise from the increasing vulnerability of the electricity system to cyber threats.

Publications relevant to international energy law:

van Soest, H. (2019), ‘’Peer-to-peer electricity trading: A review of the legal context’’,Competition and Regulation in Network Industries, https://doi.org/10.1177/1783591719834902.

van Soest, H. (2018), ‘’The Prosumer in European Energy Law’’, in Solvang, T. (ed.),Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law Yearbook 2017, Oslo, p. 103-138.

Sworder, C., Salge, L., van Soest, H. (2017), The Global Cleantech Innovation Index 2017, the Cleantech Group, London, 52 p, available at: https://wwf.fi/mediabank/9906.pdf.

See also

University of Cambridge page: https://www.landecon.cam.ac.uk/directory/henri-van-soest

LinkedIn Page : https://www.linkedin.com/in/henri-van-soest-ab714b61