Summary of Experience
Mr. Kagan has more than 24 years of experience in energy sector management roles and consulting to utilities, independent power producers, large energy users, and retail energy suppliers. His recent consulting work has included business strategy, litigation support, expert testimony, business valuation and investment due diligence.
Mr. Kagan’s 14-plus years of management experience includes leadership in a variety of positions. Notably, Mr. Kagan served as the Commercial Leader at Constellation NewEnergy, the largest U.S. competitive retail energy supplier, providing retail electricity, natural gas, energy efficiency, and solar generation. During his tenure at Constellation NewEnergy, Mr. Kagan was responsible for $8.5B in annual revenues from power, gas, energy efficiency, load response, and on-site solar projects, as well as various corporate functions including energy supply, product development, structuring, and sales.
Prior to Constellation NewEnergy, Mr. Kagan held positions at the consulting firm of Barakat & Chamberlin and at the Environmental Defense Fund. Mr. Kagan has also taught graduate-level coursework at the George Washington School of Business. Mr. Kagan earned an M.A. in economics from the University of California, Santa Barbara where he completed his Ph.D. course work requirements with concentrations in industrial organization and environmental economics. He earned an undergraduate degree in economics and business from Skidmore College.
M.A. Economics, University of California
B.A. Economic and Business, Skidmore College
Special Student in Economics – Undergraduate Junior Year Program, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Illinois Commerce Commission; Maine Public Utilities Commission; New York State Department of Public Service
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