Josie Gage uses her extensive experience in utility rate-related matters to advance RAP’s work on the energy transition in the U.S.
Before joining RAP in 2022, Ms. Gage served 15 years as an economist and utility analyst at the Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities and New Hampshire’s Public Utility Commission. Most recently, she served the New Hampshire Office of the Consumer Advocate as director of economics and finance. She has investigated rate-related cases in the electric, natural gas, water, telecommunications, wastewater and transportation industries and in some instances played the role of expert witness. She also spent time negotiating on behalf of the New Hampshire residential ratepayer.
In Massachusetts, Ms. Gage was a member of the Department of Public Utilities’ Rates and Revenue Requirements Division. She was a lead staff member regarding return on equity and finance-related rate-setting matters. She participated in examining and cross-examining expert witnesses and in the drafting of many regulatory executive orders on all rate-related topics.
Ms. Gage holds a Bachelor of Science in business administration from Lasell University in Massachusetts, where she scored honors and high honors, and a Master of Business Administration concentrated in investments and economics from Simmons School of Management in Boston.