Eleanor Bergin is a Consultant with Econ One. She has more than 20 years of experience in energy economics, planning, and decision analysis, as well as risk management and trading of both energy and agricultural commodities. Ms. Bergin’s diverse experience provides her with unique insight into how businesses make decisions and enables her to effectively assess challenges and determine solutions.
Ms. Bergin has spent the majority of her career in the oil and gas industry modeling deep water fiscal systems for both domestic and international exploration and development projects and in strategic planning roles. Additionally, Ms. Bergin has electric industry experience across the value chain, including trading wholesale electricity, transmission modeling and load forecasting, corporate development, and deal structuring and pricing for large commercial and industrial customers. She began her career trading wheat, managing risk positions domestically and in Latin America for a large multinational agricultural company.
One of the most enjoyable and substantive aspects of Ms. Bergin’s work involves decision analysis, and specifically the exercise of front-end project framing. She believes that framing adds tremendous value by creating clarity, fostering transparency, building consensus amongst participants, and allowing project teams to identify and focus on the key drivers and overarching questions affecting the project. She has found that this simple, yet highly effective exercise universally leads to improved decision quality and better outcomes.
Ms. Bergin holds a B.A. in Economics from The University of Texas at Austin and an M.B.A. with a concentration in Finance from Louisiana State University.