Mike Hogan works with the Regulatory Assistance Project on power industry decarbonization in Europe and the U.S. Previously he directed the European Climate Foundation’s power sector programs; initiating and leading ECF’s “Roadmap 2050” power sector decarbonization project. Mike began his career in 1980 with GE’s Power Systems business. He then helped build Boston-based J. Makowski Co. into a leading U.S. private power developer. After selling the company, he co-founded international private power developer InterGen, leading the regional business unit, which successfully developed, financed and operated 8,000MW of greenfield power plants across the U.K., Netherlands, India, Egypt and Turkey. He led the restructuring of InterGen’s North American business in 2001-2, after which he joined Centrica’s affiliate Direct Energy as head of upstream gas and power. He earned an MBA from Harvard, a ScM from MIT in Planning, and a BA in Philosophy and a BS in Aerospace Engineering from Notre Dame.