Elisabeth Costa Director of Consumers, Economic Growth and Energy at the Behavioural Insights Team

Elisabeth is the Director of Consumers, Economic Growth and Energy at the Behavioural Insights Team. She leads a broad portfolio of projects covering economic growth, productivity, consumer markets financial behaviour, energy, sustainability and housing. Elisabeth was the lead author of BIT’s report ‘Applying behavioural insights to regulated markets’ and has recently led the team’s work with Ofgem, the UK energy regulator, running a series of trials to increase consumer engagement and switching across the energy market.

Prior to joining BIT Elisabeth held senior roles at the Australian Treasury, focusing on budget policy and major expenditure programmes. Elisabeth holds First Class degrees in Law and Commerce, is a qualified solicitor and completed her postgraduate studies at Harvard Law School.