Jim Stephens has nearly 30 years of experience in the energy industry and has held senior management positions at economic consulting firms, energy marketers, and local distribution companies prior to joining ScottMadden. Jim has assisted numerous clients in the United States and Canada with natural gas supply analysis, portfolio assessment and optimization, demand forecasting and risk management, energy infrastructure evaluation, and regulatory strategy development and implementation. He has also provided expert testimony in numerous proceedings at various jurisdictions, including federal, state, and provincial regulatory agencies.
Prior to joining ScottMadden, Jim was a partner with Sussex Economic Advisors. In addition, he has commercial experience through his leadership positions at a retail energy marketing company, where he was responsible for all aspects of business unit management, including front, mid and back-office functions. He was also responsible for gas supply procurement and portfolio optimization for a local distribution company. Jim holds a B.S. in management and an M.B.A. with a concentration in operations management from Bentley College.view more