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IAN M. ANDERSON
ECONOMIC ANALYST
703-299-4047
ianderson@lepeabody.com
 
 
 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

L. E. Peabody & Associates, Inc. (Since 2015) – Mr. Anderson has gathered, analyzed, and summarized economic data to aid in solving market and transportation problems for electric utilities and chemical shippers. Mr. Anderson has evaluated forecasting methodology employed by railroads and electric utilities in support of the Firm's market place and litigation projects. Mr. Anderson has reviewed coal supply agreements and transportation contracts in support of analyses performed for electric utilities across the United States. Mr. Anderson has developed and compared the delivered costs of Powder River Basin ("PRB") coal for a variety of electric utilities using Energy Information Administration ("EIA") and Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ("FERC") data.

Mr. Anderson has utilized publicly available data to determine railroad operating characteristics in support of maximum reasonable rate studies. Mr. Anderson has interpreted and evaluated railroad traffic data in support of the Firm's application of the Stand-Alone Cost ("SAC") constraint included in the Surface Transportation Board's ("STB") Constrained Market Pricing regulatory model. In addition, Mr. Anderson has reviewed railroad contractual agreements to derive operating expenses in support of SAC analyses. Mr. Anderson has reviewed and analyzed Class I railroad Fuel Surcharge ("FSC") programs and forecasted these revenues to support the Firm's development of SAC evidence.

Previous Related Experience -- Mr. Anderson was a summer intern at L. E. Peabody Á Associates, Inc. between 2012 and 2014. In 2014, Mr. Anderson adapted the Firm's proprietary Uniform Railroad Costing System ("URCS") model to facilitate analysis of railroad unit costs as they develop and progress through the various URCS worktables. In 2013 and 2014, Mr. Anderson became familiar with Class I railroad accounting data and drafted testimony, supporting tables, and underlying work papers for several of the Firm's projects.

EDUCATION:

Mr. Anderson received a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from The College of William and Mary in 2015.

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