Ofwat extends chief economist's role to include assurance process lead in PR19

Ofwat has appointed Alena Kozakova (pictured) as senior director analytics and chief economist. Kozakova joined Ofwat as chief economist in 2016. Her newly expanded role will extend her responsibilities to include leading the assurance process for Ofwat’s forthcoming price review, PR19.

She previously worked for Frontier Economics, the Competition Commission, the Office of Fair Trading, the European Commission’s Directorate General for Competition and a number of UK consumer bodies.