Mr. Pabon led a team of economists advising Independent Power Producers (IPPs) on utility regulation and other energy market issues. The team assessed for the IPPs governmental proposals to segment the generation market, advised on their participation in energy auctions, and designed and implemented commercial strategies. In addition, Mr. Pabon’s team was also retained by several distribution companies to estimate the revenue requirement under standard regulatory principles, to advise on general tariff-related issues, and to train staff on utility regulation principles. Additional work for the industry included advisory services for the Brazilian electric distribution association and provision of technical advice in the assessment of regulations issued by the national electricity regulator (ANEEL) that dealt with the economic concepts for tariffs. Mr.Pabon’s team also assessed proposed electricity market rules for the wholesale market in Brazil.