Professional and Academic Experience
International Energy Agency, Paris
Funded by Swedish Energy Ministry; Principal areas of research: i) European
transmission network governance, regulation and pricing ii) Portfolio-based
valuation and costing to implement EU energy diversity/security objectives
with implications for DG/RE.
Sponsored research and consulting; energy policy/planning, electricity
deregulation, portfolio-based technology valuation, transmission policy/pricing,
capital budgeting and activity-based costing for new process technologies.
Assistant Professor of Finance
College of Management, UMass-Lowell
Graduate and undergraduate courses in: Corporate and Regulatory Finance,
Capital Budgeting Under Uncertainty, Investment Analysis, Analytical Methods
for Manufacturing and New Technology Adoption (on leave 9/91 – 9/93).
Chief, Economic and Policy Studies
Utility Intervention, NY State
Testimony and research: economic versus accounting measures of income
and wealth, economic depreciation, industrial maturation, technological
innovation, capital structure and cost of capital.
Managing Partner and Co-Founder
Tibbits Associates, Troy, NY
Architectural Housing Development, adaptive re-use and rehabilitation,
Policy Analyst, Governors Economic Development
NY State Executive Department
State and local regulatory policy, economic develop-ment initiatives,
innovation and economic development, statewide cash management and linked-deposit
Director, Policy Analysis and Planning Project
NY State Education Department
Non-linear, multi-criteria optimization to evaluate the effect of public
finance delivery policies on higher education demand and on the financial
viability of the state’s 230 post-secondary schools; Advisory Committee
composed of industry and education leaders.
Ernst & Whinney, Washington, D.C.
Regional economic development, transportation, tax policy, energy planning
using regional input-output models and energy-sensitive SIC groups.
Committee Counsel, Standing Committee on Environmental
NY State Assembly
Technical and economic assessment of major legislation including environmental
impact statements and land use policy.
Ph.D. Urban-Environmental Studies, 1975, School
of Management, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, N.Y.
Concentration: Economics, Quantitative Methods,
Public Finance and Policy Analysis.
MSUrban-Environmental Studies, RPI,
BS Building Science, RPI,