Laura Sochat

Associate Principal
Laura Sochat | Energy | Charles River Associates

Laura Sochat is an associate principal in the Energy Practice at CRA. Laura is an economist with over 9 years of experience.

Her experience includes providing consultancy services to clients in the energy industry, in the context of international arbitration proceedings and litigation, damages estimations, economic and financial modelling, and economic analysis in the context of regulatory issues. Laura has extensive experience leading teams through the review and presentation of evidence, gathering and analysing of complex datasets, and expert report development.

In addition to her experience in the energy industry, Laura also has experience in the competition, telecoms, and banking sectors.

Prior to joining CRA, Laura worked at another consultancy, where she was part of both the competition and quantitative finance practices. Prior to that, Laura was a Teaching Fellow for the Economics department at the University of Warwick.

Laura speaks English (fluent) and French (native).

Selected Engagements

  • 01
    Carve-out of integrated utility in Romania 
    A complex carve-out of a large integrated utility consisting of renewable generation, electricity distribution, and energy retail was required following its...
    View engagement
  • 02
    Valuation of an energy technology firm 
    As part of an international growth strategy, the client, a subsidiary of a major Australasian utility, required a valuation of a European technology firm which...
    View engagement
  • 03
    Pre-arbitration proceedings analysis for operators of CCGT power plants and desalination plant
    For the operators of CCGT power plants and of a desalination plant, CRA was retained to conduct pre-arbitration proceedings analysis in relation to contractual...
    View engagement