Serkan Birgel

Research Analyst

Serkan Birgel is a research analyst contributing to the Data Insights team at Guidehouse Insights. His interests include emerging technologies and the energy transition, with a focus on smart cities, decarbonization, and carbon pricing.

Prior to joining Guidehouse Insights, Birgel was a member of the international media and worked in the energy and technology consulting sectors. He holds a DPhil. from the School of Geography, University of Oxford, where his thesis covered natural resource geopolitics with a focus on the global natural gas industry. Birgel also holds an MA in geopolitics, territory, and security from King’s College London and a BSc. in geography from Royal Holloway, University of London.