Summary of Experience
Ms. Lieberman is a financial and economic consultant with over 25 years of experience in the energy industry. Her broad base of expertise includes financial and economic consulting in the energy sector, utility ratemaking, regulatory policy and compliance, due diligence, mergers and acquisitions, litigation support and analysis, risk management, asset valuation and modeling, nuclear decommissioning, wholesale and retail energy trading and operations, energy procurement and scheduling, and utility hedging strategies.
Ms. Lieberman is a testifying expert on utility cost of capital and has performed a variety of economic analyses, extensive regulatory research, and developed testimony and research reports in both regulatory and non-regulatory proceedings. Most recently She has studied the importance of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) practices to utility investors and has assisted in the development of a risk-based approach to ESG strategic planning for Concentric clients. Additionally, she has co-authored articles published in Public Utilities Fortnightly on utility hedging practices and utility cost of capital and is a regular contributor to the Concentric Connection.
Ms. Lieberman is proficient in Microsoft Office applications and a variety of statistical and risk applications. Prior to joining Concentric, she served in the financial and risk-related fields in the unregulated energy trading and marketing sector. She holds a Masters in Finance from Boston College, a B.S. in Accounting from Indiana University, is a licensed CPA (Texas), is a FINRA licensed securities professional (Series 7, 63, and 79), and is Treasurer and a founding board member of the New England Women in Energy and the Environment (NEWIEE) since 2008.
M.S., Finance, Boston College, with Honors
B.S., Accounting, Indiana University
Licensed Securities Professional: NASD Series 7, 63, and 79 Licenses
Certified Public Accountant, Houston, TX
Ontario Energy Board; Régie de l’énergie du Québec
We managed all of our client’s overall transmission-related U.S. Department of Energy (“DOE”) loan guarantee effort. Working with the client’s internal team and its other outside advisors, our team was responsible for insuring that the client was well-positioned to have its application favorably received by the DOE, all required documentation for the application was completed and filed […]
We assisted a natural gas utility as it sought compensation for gas that was delivered but not paid for by a customer. We prepared an expert report that addresses gas billing and accounting, gas balancing and transfers, and analysis of damages claimed in the litigation and the appropriate methods for, or criteria applicable to, their quantification.
Engaged Concentric to prepare an assessment of the financial aspects of the proposed transfer of the Vermont Yankee nuclear station from a subsidiary of Entergy Corporation to NorthStar Decommissioning Company, LLC, including the financial assurances proposed by NorthStar if the transfer were approved, and the financial capabilities of NorthStar to complete the decommissioning, site restoration, […]