Dr. Nicholas Morris

PhD (Law), University of New South Wales (Australia)
M.Arts (Eng Sc & Econ), University of Oxford (UK)
M.Phil (Economics), University of Oxford (UK)
Executive Diploma in Corporate Finance, University of London (UK)


e: n.morris@tusk.sg


Dr. Nicholas Morris is a Director of Tusk.  He is an Oxford trained economist and has over 30 years experience in advising governments and corporations in major infrastructure programs and projects. Prior to joining Tusk, Dr. Nicholas Morris was the Chairman and Regional Director of IPA Energy & Water – a multi national consulting outfit headquartered in London.  He has worked on major assignments in SE Asia providing strategic advisory, due diligence and commercial evaluation studies for major investments in various infrastructure sectors, including power, water, railways and urban transport.  At Tusk, Dr. Nicholas Morris leads a number of economic development, energy and power related projects in Indonesia and the region and led the development of the recently published Indonesia Energy Sector White Paper. Other notable assignments include commercial and economic evaluation of geothermal projects in the Philippines; privatisation of the electricity industry in Malaysia, Singapore and Philippines and tariff policy, performance measurement and the financial impact of independent power projects in Malaysia; and regulation of the water and electricity industries in Vietnam, Philippines, Thailand and Malaysia. He also led the value chain analysis of the major investment sectors of the 15-Year economic master plan of Indonesia called MP3EI as part of Tusk’s team that was providing strategic advisory to the KP3EI Secretariat.

Dr. Nicholas Morris is an alumnus of the prestigious Balliol College at the University of Oxford where he completed two masters degrees, one in engineering science and economics and the other in philosophy in economics. He also holds an Executive Diploma in corporate finance from London Business School. He recently completed a PhD in Law at the University of New South Wales, Sydney. He has also been appointed as an Academic Visitor and Senior Research Associate to his alma mater, Balliol College, Oxford.  Dr. Nicholas Morris divides his time between Jakarta, Melbourne and Oxford.