School of Business and Economics


Shandelle Steadman

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Doctoral Researcher in Economics

Shandelle joined Loughborough University in 2018 as a doctoral researcher, after being awarded a research studentship. She has a background and an interest in energy and environmental economics.

She holds a BSc in Economics and Environmental Economics from the University of the West Indies St. Augustine. Following this, she completed a Master of Science in Energy Economics and Policy from the University of Surrey, where her dissertation was entitled ‘The Emissions, Energy Consumption and Growth Nexus in Trinidad and Tobago: A Causality Analysis at Aggregated and Disaggregated Levels’.

Her current PhD research focuses on prosumer behaviour in entering energy markets and the effects of this on market competition and social welfare.

Research Interests:

  • Energy Consumers and Prosumers
  • Electricity Retail Markets
  • Market Competition
  • Adoption of Microgeneration Technology
  • Decentralisation and Decarbonisation
  • Energy Policy



Professor Monica Giulietti
Dr Anna Rita Bennato


Thesis Title/Topic:

The Role of Prosumers in Future Energy Markets