Ms. Fantini has more than 20 years of experience in the energy sector, particularly in regulatory due diligences in the context of the acquisition and financing of regulated gas and electricity assets and in regulation design in the natural gas and electricity industries.
She has worked for a wide range of clients, including regulators, regulated companies, investors, and private energy firms. Ms. Fantini has assisted investment funds and merchant banks in regulatory due diligence procedures for the acquisition and financing of gas-related assets and power plants, providing detailed analyses of the regulatory environment and the potential upsides and risks arising from applicable regulation and its expected developments.
Ms. Fantini has supported a major gas pipeline during the design process for a new tariff regulation and regulated gas infrastructures and lenders during the re-financing process. She has authored over 25 regulatory due diligence reports and has significant expertise in tariff review processes and in supporting clients in claims before sector regulators.
Ms. Fantini also has experience assessing the business plans of energy companies and incentives for renewable generation. She has also assisted regulated companies in analyzing key issues in their regulatory strategy.
Prior to joining The Brattle Group, Ms. Fantini was a Senior Consultant at NERA Economic Consulting.
MS in Economics
University of Bologna
First Class Honours Degree in Economics
Marcella lives in Rome. She is married and is the proud owner of two German Shepherds whom she enjoys walking during weekends. She likes live music and performing arts and is an avid reader.