John J. Reed


Financial Advisory:
Divestitures, Fairness opinions, Investment advisory and due diligence, Merger activities, Transaction management

Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Market Analysis and Resource Planning:
Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity, Energy contracts, Integrated resource planning, Project development, Wholesale market design and rules

Cost of capital and return on equity, Market power, Performance benchmarking, Prudence and project management reviews, Regulatory policy, Regulatory strategy, Stranded cost recovery

John J. Reed

Chairman of the Board

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Summary of Experience

John Reed is a financial and economic consultant with 47 years of experience in the energy industry. Mr. Reed has also been the CEO of an NASD member securities firm, and Co-CEO of one of the nation’s largest publicly traded management consulting firms. He has provided advisory services in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, asset divestitures and purchases, strategic planning, project finance, corporate valuation, energy market analysis, rate and regulatory matters, and energy contract negotiations to clients across North and Central America. Mr. Reed’s comprehensive experience includes the development and implementation of nuclear, fossil, and hydroelectric generation divestiture programs with an aggregate valuation in excess of $20 billion. Mr. Reed has also provided expert testimony on financial and economic matters on more than 400 occasions before the FERC, Canadian regulatory agencies, state utility regulatory agencies, various state and federal courts, and before arbitration panels in the United States and Canada.

After graduation from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Mr. Reed joined Southern California Gas Company, where he worked in the regulatory and financial groups, leaving the firm as Chief Economist in 1981. He served as an executive and consultant with Stone & Webster Management Consulting and R.J. Rudden Associates prior to forming REED Consulting Group (RCG) in 1988. RCG was acquired by Navigant Consulting in 1997, where Mr. Reed served as an executive until leaving Navigant to join Concentric as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.


B.S., Economics and Finance, University of Pennsylvania

Licensed Securities Professional: NASD Series 7, 63, 24, 79 and 99 Licenses

Testified Before

Regulatory Agencies

Alaska Public Utilities Commission; Alberta Utilities Commission; Arizona Corporation Commission; British Columbia Utilities Commission; California Energy Commission; California Public Utilities Commission; Colorado Public Utilities Commission; Connecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority; District of Columbia Public Service Commission; Federal Energy Regulatory Commission; Florida Impact Estimating Conference; Florida Public Service Commission; Florida Senate Committee on Communication, Energy and Utilities; Hawaii Public Utilities Commission; Idaho Public Utilities Commission; Illinois Commerce Commission; Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission; Iowa Utilities Board; Kansas Corporation Commission; Maine Public Utilities Commission; Maryland Public Service Commission; Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities; Massachusetts Energy Facilities Siting Council; Michigan Public Service Commission; Minnesota Public Utilities Commission; Missouri House Committee on Energy and the Environment; Missouri Public Service Commission; Missouri Senate Committee on Commerce, Consumer Protection, Energy and the Environment; Montana Public Service Commission; National Energy Board of Canada; New Brunswick Energy and Utilities Board; New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission; New Jersey Board of Public Utilities; New Mexico Public Regulation Commission; New York Public Service Commission; North Carolina Public Utilities Commission; Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board; Oklahoma Corporation Commission; Ontario Energy Board; Oregon Public Utilities Commission; Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission; Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission; Texas Public Utility Commission; Texas Railroad Commission; Texas State Legislature; Utah Public Service Commission; Vermont Public Service Board; Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission; Wisconsin Public Service Commission

Courts and Arbitration

American Arbitration Association; Bermuda Supreme Court, Civil Jurisdiction; Canadian Arbitration Panel; Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Appellate Tax Board; Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Suffolk Superior Court; Court of Common Pleas of Philadelphia County, Civil Division; District of Columbia, Committee on Consumer and Regulatory Affairs; Illinois Appellate Court, Fifth Division; Independent Arbitration Panel;  International Chamber of Commerce; International Court of Arbitration; Province of Alberta, Court of Queen’s Bench; Quebec Superior Court, District of Gaspe; State of Delaware, Court of Chancery, New Castle County; State of New Jersey, Mercer County Superior Court; State of New York, Nassau County Supreme Court; State of New Hampshire, Board of Tax and Land Appeals; State of New Hampshire, Judicial Court – Rockingham Superior Court; State of New Hampshire, Superior Court – Merrimack County; State of North Dakota, District Court – South Central Judicial District, Morton County; State of Rhode Island, Providence City Court; State of Texas, Hutchinson County Court; State of Utah, Third District Court; U.S. Bankruptcy Court, New Hampshire District; U.S. Bankruptcy Court, New Jersey District; U.S. Bankruptcy Court, New York Northern District; U.S. Bankruptcy Court, New York Southern District; U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Texas Northern District; U.S. Bankruptcy Court, Texas Southern District; U. S. Court of Federal Claims; U.S. District Court, California, Northern; U. S. District Court, Colorado, Boulder County; U.S. District Court, Colorado, Garfield County; U. S. District Court, Connecticut; U.S. District Court, Illinois, Northern District, Eastern Division; U.S. District Court, Maine; U. S. District Court, Massachusetts; U. S. District Court, Montana; U.S. District Court, New Hampshire; U.S. District Court, New York Southern District; U.S. District Court, South Carolina; U.S. District Court, Virginia Eastern District; U.S. District Court, Virginia Western District; U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission; U.S. Tax Court, Illinois;


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