Norbert Edomah

PhD Researcher

Global Sustainability Institute

Faculty:Faculty of Science & Technology

Location: Cambridge

Norbert’s expertise is in energy research and sustainability. His area of specialty is in energy research with specific focus on energy policy, energy transitions, energy economics, energy demand management, and energy conservation/efficiency. He is currently a lecturer and researcher at the Pan-Atlantic University Lagos, Nigeria. 


Prior to joining the Pan-Atlantic University, Norbert has worked in industry for over 10 years with leading organizations like and Tetra Pak and Schneider Electric. He is currently a reviewer for some journals and an active volunteer for the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET), serving on some IET boards.

Professional Experience
  • Lecturer/Researcher, Pan-Atlantic University Lagos Nigeria. 10/2015 till date
  • Processing Systems Market Leader - West Africa, Tetra Pak Group. 09/2014 – 03/2015
  • Processing Systems Director - West Africa, Tetra Pak Group. 07/2013 - 08/2014
  • Key Account Manager - Beverage & Dairy Market - Anglophone West Africa, Schneider Electric. 07/2011 - 06/2013.
  • Product Engineer - Industrial Automation, Schneider Electric. 10/2010 - 06/2011
  • Industrial Coordinator, Institute for Industrial Technology (IIT), Lagos. 01/2007 - 10/2010
  • Electromechanical Technician Trainee, Nigerite Limited, Lagos, Nigeria. 09/2004 - 08/2006
  • Selected publications, presentations and conferences

Research interests

Norbert's current research focuses on "investigating the influences underlying past changes in energy supply infrastructures" through studying the relationship/interconnections between energy infrastructure provisions and policy making.


  • NVQ level 7 in Engineering Management (MCGI), City & Guilds of London Institute, UK
  • NVQ level 6 Graduate in Engineering (GCGI), City & Guilds of London Institute , UK
  • NVQ level 4 Licentiate in Engineering (LCGI), City & Guilds of London Institute , UK

Memberships, editorial boards

  • Member, Sustainability Transitions Research Network (STRN).
  • Member, the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET)
  • Executive board member, IET Europe, Middle East & Africa Communities Committee  (EMEA-CC) November 2014 till date
  • Executive board member, IET Young Professionals Communities Committee (YPCC) May 2015 till date
  • Reviewer, American Journal of Energy and Power Engineering
  • Reviewer, International Journal of Energy Policy and Management.
  • Registered Incorporated Engineer, Engineering Council UK

Selected recent publications

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Journal Articles
  • Edomah, N., Foulds, C. and Jones, A., (2016). Energy Transitions in Nigeria: The Evolution of Energy Infrastructure Provision (1800–2015). Energies, 9(7), pp.484
  • Edomah, N., Foulds, C. and Jones, A., (2016). The Role of Policy Makers and Institutions in the Energy Sector: The Case of Energy Infrastructure Governance in Nigeria. Sustainability, 8(829).
  • Edomah N. (2016). On the path to sustainability: key issues on Nigeria’s sustainable energy development. Energy Reports, (2), pp. 28-34. Elsevier. DOI information: 10.1016/j.egyr.2016.01.004
  • Edomah. N. (2015). An analysis of the techno-economic dynamics of energy infrastructure investment. International Energy Journal. Regional Energy Resources Information Centre (RERIC), Asian Institute of Technology. Vol 15, No.2. Pg. 83 – 92. ISSN 1513-718X.
  • Edomah N. and Nwaubani S. (2014) Energy Security challenges in developing African mega cities: the Lagos experience. Special interest publication on “Infrastructure Risk and Resilience: Managing Complexity and Uncertainty in Developing Cities”. Institution of Engineering & Technology (IET). UK. Pg. 4 – 12. ISBN 978-1-84919.
  • Edomah N. (2013). Optimizing Energy Consumption in Industrial Plants through Effective Energy Monitoring & Targeting. International Journal of Engineering and Technology (IJET). Centre of Professional Research Publications, UK. Vol. 3, No.7, ISSN 20493444.
  • Edomah N. (2012). Economic Implications of Poor Power Quality. Journal of Energy & Power Engineering (JEPE). David Publishing. Vol. 6, No. 4. ISSN1934-8975 (print), ISSN 1934-7367 (online).
Conference Papers
  • Edomah N. (2009). Effects of Voltage Sag, Swell, and other disturbances on Electrical Equipment and their Economic implications. Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Electricity Distribution (CIRED) Prague, Czech Republic - June 8, 2009. Institution of Engineering & Technology (IET). DOI: 10.1049/cp.2009.0502.
  • Edomah N. (2015). Sustainable energy development in Nigeria: barriers and role of public policy 2nd Global Sustainability Research Conference, 26th January, 2015. Global Sustainability Institute, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, UK.

Recent presentations and conferences

Presentations/seminars delivered
  • “Nigeria: energy past to climate future” (Edomah N. and Ward J.), GSI Seminar Series, Global Sustainability Institute, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, United Kingdom 9th March, 2016
  • Transforming energy: the politics of energy choices” Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) Ghana Local Network Guest Lecture delivered at the All Nations University College, Kiforidua, Ghana. 17th February, 2016.
  • “Social psychology, energy efficiency and energy use: understanding the connection”. Lord Ashcroft International Business School (LAIBS), Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, United Kingdom. 3rd September 2015.
  • “Rationalizing energy infrastructure investment: does it make sense investing in new energy supply infrastructures?” Lord Ashcroft International Business School (LAIBS), Anglia Ruskin University, Chelmsford Campus, United Kingdom. 4th September, 2015.
Workshops attended
  • “New recommendations on energy efficient external lighting systems” organized by the Institution of Engineering & Technology (IET) and the Department for Energy and Climate Change (DECC), 7th July 2015, Westminster Conference Centre, London, United Kingdom.
  • “Teaching & Learning in Practice in Higher Education”. Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, United Kingdom. 1st – 3rd Sept 2015. (A workshop as part of the requirements for the Fellowship of the Higher Education Academy, UK).