Mr. Chapman is an energy economist with expertise in wholesale energy markets and energy policy design.

He has worked with utilities, independent electricity system operators (ISOs), and government, regulatory, and industry stakeholders on policy and strategy initiatives related to the design and evolution of energy markets in Canada, the US, and Europe. A former Director of Transmission, Distribution, and Smart Grid Policy at the Ontario Ministry of Energy, Mr. Chapman has directed policy development to facilitate new investments in electricity transmission and distribution, and helped guide decisions related to the transmission connection of remote communities, the adoption of new technologies such as energy storage and smart grid applications, and the integration of renewable sources of energy.

Mr. Chapman’s consulting experience includes working on matters involving electricity and gas price forecasting, market demand studies, financial planning, and more. He has lectured on electricity markets at Toronto Metropolitan University, serves on the university’s Centre for Urban Energy advisory board, and is a former NSERC Energy Storage Technology Network board member.

Prior to joining Brattle, Mr. Chapman was a Senior Manager for Wholesale Market Development at Canada’s Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO), where he managed an extensive portfolio of market change projects preparing the way for the energy transition that is now underway. Before that, he spent six years with the Ontario Ministry of Energy and previously worked at various consultancies.

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University of Wales
MA in Business Economics, BSc in Economics