- Senior Director
- Economic & Financial Consulting
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- B.S., Business Economics, University of Wyoming
- M.S., Economics and Finance, University of Wyoming
- Energy Bar Association
- Women's Council on Energy and the Environment
- United States Association for Energy Economics (USAEE)
- Antitrust & Competition Economics
- Expert Testimony
- Public Policy
- Regulated Industries
- Energy, Power & Products
Maryanne Hatch is a Senior Director in the Power and Utilities practice at FTI Consulting and is based in Washington, D.C. She specializes in the electric and natural gas sectors with an emphasis in business and regulatory strategies for energy and utility clients.
Ms. Hatch has more than 10 years of industry experience in areas including federal and state regulation, rate and market design, return on equity, antitrust and competition analysis, public policy and expert testimony. Ms. Hatch has provided expert testimony on electric wholesale ratemaking as well as market-based rate authority for oil pipelines.
Prior to joining FTI Consulting, Ms. Hatch was the Director of Federal Regulatory Affairs for the Edison Electric Institute, where she was responsible for identifying industry trends, issues and federal regulations and developing and executing on advocacy positions for a diverse membership. She worked with cross-disciplinary teams to advocate for policies and initiatives to support electric infrastructure investment and full investment recovery.
Ms. Hatch began her career at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, holding Economist positions in both the Office of Energy Markets and Regulation (OEMR) and the Office of Administrative Litigation (OAL), where she worked on issues related to wholesale electricity, interstate electric transmission, interstate natural gas pipelines and interstate oil pipelines (crude and refined products). In OEMR, she analyzed electric market-based rate (MBR) filings, delivered price test studies (DPT) and tariff provisions. In OAL, she planned and executed comprehensive economic, financial, legal and academic research and analyses to develop, deliver and defend written and oral testimony as an expert witness. She also assisted in formal discovery processes, preparation of settlement positions and writing legal briefs.
Ms. Hatch holds a B.S. in Business Economics and a dual M.S. in Economics and Finance from the University of Wyoming. Ms. Hatch is a member of the Women’s Council on Energy and the Environment and has also served on its board of directors. She is also a member of the Energy Bar Association (EBA) and the National Capital Area Chapter of the United States Association for Energy Economics (NCAC-USAEE).