Paul DeCotis

Senior Director

West Monroe Partners

Paul DeCotis is a senior director in West Monroe Partners, Energy & Utilities practice in New York where he leads the firm's East Coast practice and executive advisory and regulatory offerings. Prior to this, Paul was managing director of contract oversight, overseeing the PSEG Long Island operating services agreement and vice president of power markets at Long Island Power Authority. As vice president of power markets, Paul oversaw integrated resource planning, power generation and all power purchase agreements, project development including wind and renewable project offerings and FERC and RTO market policy. Paul served as energy secretary and chair of the state energy planning board for two New York Governors.

Paul taught for 26 years as an adjunct faculty member at several colleges and universities, including Rochester Institute Technology Public Policy Department, Cornell University School of Industrial and Labor Relations, and Sage Colleges MBA Program. Paul has published more than seven dozen articles and papers on topics ranging from renewable energy, to energy efficiency, performance management and evaluation, energy independence, and policy. Paul has a Bachelor of Science degree in International Business Management from State University of New York College at Brockport, a Master of Arts degree in Economics from the University at Albany, and an MBA degree in Finance and Management Studies from The Sage Colleges Graduate School.

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