Senior Technical Consultant
Mr. Spirt has over a decade of experience in supporting federal, state, and private clients across a variety of analytic disciplines and decision-making contexts, with primary focus on the energy, waste management, and remediation industries. At present, his primary areas of focus are regulatory impact analyses for environmental rulemakings and financial litigation support, though he is also engaged in other arenas, including probabilistic analyses of operational and financial risks for carbon capture and storage (CCS) projects, web design and development for communication of environmental data, and the development of market characterizations and forecasts for new and emerging technologies.
Since 2011, Mr. Spirt has supported EPA’s rulemaking efforts for coal combustion residuals (CCR), spanning multiple proposed and final rules. He has designed stochastic models to assess industry compliance costs associated with materials management under alternative regulatory options and supported EPA’s programmatic efforts through the design and maintenance of a database that tracks industry compliance with applicable law. He has developed multiple decision-support application for state and federal clients, including tools for forecasting the number of leaking underground storage tanks in future years, projecting the rate of return on financial portfolios of different specifications to support financial settlements, and estimating financial and non-financial benefits of e-governance, including electronic permitting systems.
Mr. Spirt holds BAs summa cum laude in Economics and in History from Pomona College. Prior to joining IEc, he worked in business operations the Massachusetts Department of Public Health.