Charles River Associates (CRA) Enhances Capabilities in Energy

New Vice President Seabron Adamson Brings Expertise in Competitive Markets and Economics

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Charles River Associates (CRAI), a worldwide leader in providing economic, financial, and management consulting services, today announced that Seabron Adamson has re-joined the firm’s Energy Practice as vice president. Mr. Adamson has more than 20 years of experience in the energy industry, focusing on the application of economic analysis to competitive energy markets both in the US and Europe. Most recently, he had been a Senior Consultant to CRA and prior to that, his experience included leading CRA’s Energy Practice from 2006 to 2008.

“It is a pleasure to welcome Seabron Adamson back to Charles River Associates and the Energy Practice,” said CRA’s President and Chief Executive Officer Paul Maleh. “Seab advises generation and utility clients, as well as investment banks, in generation valuation, finance, and mergers and acquisitions. In addition to enhancing the Energy Practice’s litigation and regulatory service offering, Seab brings expertise involving finance and investment-related issues in the energy sector.”

Mr. Adamson has advised clients in both the electricity and natural gas sectors on matters such as market design, asset valuation, litigation support, transmission pricing, and contract analysis. He has provided extensive expert testimony before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, US state and Canadian provincial regulators, and arbitral tribunals. He also brings a comprehensive background in international markets having been involved with energy sector restructuring, pricing, and valuation issues in the European Union, India, China, and Latin America.

Mr. Adamson earned an MS degree in Technology and Policy from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an MS degree in Applied Physics and BS degree in Physics from the Georgia Institute of Technology.

About CRA's Energy Practice

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. CRA’s expertise is grounded in a comprehensive understanding of the energy sector, including electricity and gas markets, 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

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