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Department of Land Economy

Environment, Law & Economics

Studying at Cambridge


Henri van Soest

Henri  van Soest
Department of Land Economy
19 Silver Street
Cambridge CB3 9EL
United Kingdom

Research Supervision

Supervisor: Prof. David Howarth

Advisor: Dr. Pablo Salas

Start Date: Michaelmas 2018

End Date: Michaelmas 2021

College: Clare College



  • Land Economy tripos paper 3 - Quantitative and Legal Methods for Land Economists (Lent 2020)

Other Professional Activities

Conference Presentation

  • 9th Conference on the Regulation of Infrastructures: Sector Coupling. How to Regulate Convergence, Florence School of Regulation, Florence (Italy), 24-26 June 2020
  • Early Career Researchers Conference, Department of Land Economy, University of Cambridge, Cambridge (UK), 2 May 2019
  • 2nd Young Researcher Seminar, Florence School of Regulation, Florence (Italy), 3-4 July 2018
  • 7th Conference on the Regulation of Infrastructures. New network structures: decentralization, prosumers and the role of online platforms, Florence School of Regulation, Florence (Italy), 21-22 June 2018

Conference participation

  • E.ON Stipendienfonds Ringberg conference, Munich (Germany), 11-14 April 2018
  • Energy Transitions 2018 Chatham House conference, London (UK), 19-20 March 2018
  • 29th European Energy Law Seminar, The Hague (Netherlands), 22-23 January 2018


  • University of Cambridge Rising Stars Public Engagement Programme, Cambridge (UK), 2019
  • The Physical and Financial Electricity Markets, Nasdaq Commodities, Oslo (Norway), 18-19 April 2018

Key Publications


  • H. van Soest, 'Peer-to-Peer Electricity Trading: a Review of the Legal Context', (2019) 19 Competition and Regulation in Network Industries 3, 180-199.
  • H. van Soest, 'The Prosumer in European Energy Law', (2018) Scandinavian Institute of Maritime Law Yearbook (SIMPLY) 2017, 103-138.


  • H. van Soest, L. Salge, C. Sworder, 'The Global Cleantech Innovation Index 2017', (2017) the Cleantech Group, available at:

Opinion Pieces

  • 'Er is maar één ding dat echt helpt: het aantal voertuigen op de weg verminderen', De Morgen, 28 July 2018, available at:
  • 'Elektrische wagens belasten is een gevaarlijk spel', De Morgen, 17 October 2017, available at:
  • 'De Noren hebben het voor elkaar', De Morgen, 24 August 2017, available at:
  • 'Waarom lukt het toch niet om de uitstoot van dieselwagens te verminderen?', De Morgen, 31 July 2017, available at:
  • 'De Vlamingen mogen nu wel stoppen met kankeren op elektrische auto's', De Morgen, 7 July 2017, available at: