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Alan Herbst is a Principal at Utilis Advisory Group, a firm providing advisory and consulting services. Mr. Herbst has over 23 years of experience in energy consulting. His specializations include analysis of market fundamentals, pricing, commercial trading and risk management opportunities. Mr. Herbst' expertise and knowledge covers oil, natural gas and power markets. In recent years, he has focused his efforts in the areas of renewables (biofuels, solar, geothermal), LNG, oil sands, shale gas, nuclear power, emissions, distributed generation and deregulation. Mr. Herbst has also acted as an Expert Witness valuing Haynesville Shale gas assets in New York State Bankruptcy Court. He previously held the position of a US Energy Practice Manager for Datamonitor where he led strategic planning and the group's research, analysis and marketing efforts. Mr. Herbst has also held energy analysis and consulting positions with the PIRA Energy Group and Standard & Poor's. He has an MBA in Finance/International Business from New York University and Bachelors degrees in History and Biology from Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri.


Utilis Advisory Group, LLC, Principal, 11 years, Energy Advisory Firm

M.B.A. Finance/International Business, Stern School of Business / NYU 1995

A.B History and Biology, Washington University, St. Louis 1986

Series 3 (Futures and Commodities) Certification, National Futures Association / National Association of Security Dealers, July 1998, Global Association of Risk Professionals, New York Association for Energy Economics

Certificate in the Quantity and Quality Analysis of Petroleum Products, Saybolt In-house Training Program, November 1996

Information Group Award, Standard & Poor’s 1992

Corporate Achievement Award, Standard & Poor’s 1991

Prior advisory work done for integrated energy firms, utilities and private equity clients.

25 Energy-related articles published

Book -- “Nuclear Energy Now: Why The Time Has Come For The World's Most Misunderstood Energy Source,” by Alan M. Herbst and George W. Hopley, published by John Wiley & Sons, March 2007

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