Mike Hogan works on issues related to power market design, integration of low-carbon supply, system planning, and demand response, splitting his time between RAP’s U.S. and Europe teams. He previously directed programs promoting the full decarbonization of the European power supply for the European Climate Foundation, based in The Hague.
Mr. Hogan began his career in 1980 with General Electric’s Power Systems business, marketing power plant equipment and services. Beginning in 1988, he helped build the J. Makowski Company (JMC) in Boston into a leading U.S. private power developer. After selling the company in 1994, he and other JMC executives founded private power developer InterGen. He spent the next seven years in London leading the growth of InterGen’s regional business unit, successfully developing, financing, and operating 8,000MW of greenfield power plants across the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, India, Egypt, and Turkey.
He returned to the U.S. in 2001 to lead InterGen’s North American business, later joining Centrica’s North American affiliate Direct Energy in Toronto, as head of its upstream gas and power businesses.
In 2019, Mr. Hogan joined the advisory board of the REKK Foundation in Budapest, whose aim is to support the formation of sustainable energy systems in Central Europe.
Mr. Hogan earned a master’s degree in business administration from Harvard University and a master’s degree in planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He also holds bachelor’s degrees, in philosophy and in aerospace engineering, from the University of Notre Dame.