Roula Inglesi-Lotz is a professor and Head of the Energy Economics Unit at the Department of Economics, University of Pretoria. She has published more than 90 academic papers, book chapters and technical reports. Prof Inglesi-Lotz holds editorial positions in respected international journals, including Energy Policy (JEPO), Energy Economics (ENECO), and Environmental Science and Pollution Research (ESPR). She actively participates in professional organizations, currently serving as the Vice President for Membership and Affiliate Relations of the International Association for Energy Economics. She was also a founding member and President of the South African Association for Energy Economics for four years.