Energy Expert Scott Bloomberg Joins NERA Economic Consulting

21 July 2011

New York -- NERA Economic Consulting, a leading global provider of economic advice and analysis in business, legal, and regulatory matters, announced today that Scott Bloomberg has joined the firm as a Vice President in its Energy, Environment, and Network Industries Practice. Mr. Bloomberg was formerly a Principal at an international economic consulting firm.

Mr. Bloomberg is an expert on the economic and strategic issues facing the energy sector and large energy consuming sectors, specializing in decision making under uncertainty, assessing national and regional effects of environmental regulations, and restructuring of energy markets. He has extensive experience analyzing the impacts of environmental and energy policies, conducting economic analysis to support clients involved in litigation, and providing forecasting, risk, cost-benefit, and other analyses to help guide strategic investment decisions.

“We are pleased to have Scott as a member of our energy and environment team,” said Mike King, Chair of NERA’s Energy, Environment, and Network Industries Practice. “His deep knowledge of the energy and environmental issues facing the utility and large energy consuming industries, his exceptional track record providing crucial regulatory and policy analysis, and his extensive experience will make him an invaluable asset to NERA and our clients.”

Mr. Bloomberg has published extensively on the impacts of energy and environmental regulations. He received an MBA from the University of Chicago and a BA degree in economics and sociology from Northwestern University.

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