|[February 20, 2014]
Charles River Associates (CRA) Strengthens Capabilities in Energy
BOSTON --(Business Wire)--
River Associates (NASDAQ: CRAI), a worldwide leader in providing economic,
financial, and management consulting services, today announced that Robin
Cohen has joined the firm as a vice president in the Energy
Practice based in London. Dr. Cohen specializes in advising on
economic regulation and competition issues in the energy industry in the
UK and abroad.
"Robin Cohen understands the energy sector like few do," said CRA's
President and Chief Executive Officer Paul
Maeh. "He has advised public entities and private companies around
the world on an extensive range of issues. He is an exciting addition to
our Energy team, and it is a pleasure to welcome him to CRA."
Dr. Cohen joins CRA from Deloitte (News - Alert) where he was the partner leading
economic consulting in the energy sector. His consulting experience
includes serving as an expert on power and gas sector disputes, and
advising private sector companies entering newly liberalized gas and
electricity markets on regulatory accounting, strategy, and asset
values. In the UK, he advised electricity, gas, and water companies
through the privatization process and more recently, he advised the UK
government on its Electricity Market Reform program. In addition, Dr.
Cohen has supported regulators in the UK and elsewhere on price setting,
evaluating operating efficiencies, and cost allocation. Internationally,
he has advised on electricity market liberalization and reform in India,
Bangladesh, Australia, New Zealand, Spain, Norway, and the US.
In addition to his expertise in the energy industry, Dr. Cohen has
consulted for regulatory bodies, governments, and private sector clients
on matters involving competition economics and policy impact assessment
in a range of other sectors including financial services, health care,
postal services, and transportation. Prior to his position at Deloitte,
Dr. Cohen was a partner at Arthur Andersen and a director at London
Economics. He earned his PhD degree in Economics from the London School
of Economics and his MA degree in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics
from the University of Oxford.
About CRA's Energy
CRA's Energy Practice blends decades of industry knowledge with
world-class economic and analytical expertise. Investors, executives,
and litigators from across the energy sector have turned to CRA for
expert advice in hundreds of successful engagements. The support offered
by CRA is grounded in a comprehensive understanding of the energy
sector, including restructuring and profitability improvement, gas,
litigation and regulatory support, market analytics and strategy, energy
asset and enterprise valuation, and energy trading and risk management.
About Charles River Associates (CRA)
Charles River Associates® is a global consulting firm specializing in litigation,
regulatory, and financial consulting, and management consulting. CRA
advises clients on economic and financial matters pertaining to
litigation and regulatory proceedings, and guides corporations through
critical business strategy and performance-related issues. Since 1965,
clients have engaged CRA for its unique combination of functional
expertise and industry knowledge, and for its objective solutions to
complex problems. Headquartered in Boston, CRA has offices throughout
the world. Detailed information about Charles River Associates, a
registered trade name of CRA International, Inc., is available at http://www.crai.com.
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