FTI Consulting adds Jason Shafrin and Miriam Wrobel

05 March 2021 Consulting.us 4 min. read
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FTI Consulting has added Jason Shafrin, PhD, as a senior managing director in the firm’s center for healthcare economics and policy, and Miriam Wrobel as a senior managing director in the corporate finance & restructuring segment. Shafrin is based in Los Angeles and Wrobel is based in San Francisco.

Jason Shafrin will work with the center for healthcare economics and policy team to provide economic analyses and modeling to help clients solve healthcare sector challenges related to policy, regulatory, and other disruptive changes. The center focuses on helping businesses, insurers, healthcare systems, and governments map complex “what-if” scenarios for public and private stakeholders.

Shafrin is a health economist with more than 15 years of experience serving as an advisor to healthcare and life sciences firms, governments, and NGOs on policy, regulation, innovation, and value. He has deep expertise in value assessment, alternative payment model design, digital medicine, and data analysis.

“With an outstanding track record of rich experience, Jason significantly augments the Center’s advanced quantitative analytics and modeling of complex health economic issues to inform decision-makers,” said Meg Guerin-Calvert, president of FTI’s center for healthcare economics and policy. “He enhances the Center’s capabilities in providing innovative economic and business solutions, including market assessments, to assist public and private-sector clients across the healthcare and life sciences industry.”FTI Consulting adds Jason Shafrin and Miriam WrobelShafrin previously spent seven years at Precisionheor, a health economics consultancy, where he was VP of health economics. Before that, he spent nearly four years as a policy researcher at Acumen, a public policy consulting firm, where he focused on projects in Medicare and Medicaid. Shafrin also previously spent two years as a financial analyst at GE.

He holds a PhD in economics from UC San Diego, as well as a BS in economics from the University of Pennsylvania.

“I’m delighted to join FTI Consulting and the Center team during this exciting time of unprecedented activity in the healthcare and life sciences industry spanning new products, new or changed healthcare reform and regulatory processes, increased globalization and increased efforts to demonstrate value, improved outcomes and reduced costs,” Shafrin said. “I look forward to working with the team and leveraging my experience to serve public and private-sector clients addressing transformative change and complex issues.”

Miriam Wrobel – an expert in renewable energy strategy and finance – will focus on advising clients in energy transformation strategy, transaction restructuring, diligence, energy procurement, and ESG disclosure. Within the power & renewables practice, she will work with large energy users, utilities, developers, owners, and financiers.

“Miriam expands our capability to provide utilities, power and renewable companies with reliable, well-informed and unbiased advice, guiding clients to economically and strategically valuable solutions,” said Chris LeWand, global power & renewables practice leader at FTI Consulting. “Her counsel is grounded in a thorough understanding of each client’s goals, as well as deep knowledge of current trends, opportunities, and players in the energy finance market.”

Wrobel previously ran her own consulting firm for nearly seven years, providing strategic advice on financing renewable, energy efficiency, storage, transportation, and microgrid projects. Before that, she spent more than three years as a director at Citigroup, where she was the primary relationship manager for renewable energy and energy efficiency developers within the investment bank’s municipal securities division.

Wrobel was also previously a director at Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV), a global developer of renewable energy solutions, where she negotiated power purchase agreements, site lease agreements, and engineering procurement and construction contracts for solar projects worth approximately $60 million. Earlier in her career, Wrobel was an associate in the real estate acquisitions group at JPMorgan Asset Management.

She holds an MBA from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and a bachelor’s degree in political science from Stanford University.

FTI Consulting is based in Washington, DC, and has approximately 6,300 employees in 28 countries. The firm advises organizations on change, risk, and disputes.