Carlos Pabon-Agudelo is a regulatory economist providing expert witness support, public policy assessments, and economic consulting analysis to energy and other infrastructure-related clients around the world. He has specialised expertise in utility regulation, market restructuring, structure and implementation of commercial and financing strategies, and the economic assessment of liability and damages in litigation and international disputes. For over 20 years, Mr Pabon has worked with governments, state-owned utilities, and corporations in the US, Europe, Latin America, South Asia and Africa.
Mr Pabon has represented clients successfully in numerous liability and damages cases in a variety of cross-border disputes in infrastructure industries (power, natural gas, oil, roads, airports, mining, construction, water, among others) and cases involving economic utility decision-making, breach of confidentiality, contracting, market interaction, and contract disputes for governments and private investors. As an expert in the regulation of utilities, he has worked in complex projects for private companies, regulatory agencies, and system operators on a range of issues, including advising on tariff policies at the distribution and transmission levels and assessing strategic alternatives for utilities and independent power producers.
In addition to his decades of international economic consulting experience, Mr Pabon has served as an adviser to government entities and regulatory commissions in Latin America, and has experience in the regional mining industry. He is proficient in English, Spanish and Portuguese, and has a working knowledge of French.
Mr Pabon is the managing director of Infrastructure Economic Consulting, LLC. He holds BS and MS degrees in economics from Universidad de Los Andes; a certificate in business administration from Georgetown University; and a master’s degree in international public policy from the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies.