Ken Ditzel is a Managing Director in the Economic and Financial Consulting practice and is based in McLean, Virginia. He is an expert advisor and expert witness for clients in the power generation, coal, oil and gas, biofuels and manufacturing industries.

Mr. Ditzel has worked in and consulted for the energy industry for over 15 years.  On the advisory side, Mr. Ditzel specializes in developing, examining, and planning around future scenarios for natural gas, coal, oil, and electricity markets under a range of technology, policy and economic environments. He has used scenario analysis in the context of portfolio analysis, asset acquisition / divestment, technology assessments, policy analysis, M&A due diligence and growth strategies.

As an expert witness, Mr. Ditzel has authored expert reports for both litigation and arbitration cases.  In October 2013, he testified before the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) regarding a failed gas processing facility in South America. Additionally, he testified in March 2013 before the US House of Representative’s Subcommittee on Energy and Power regarding the impacts of liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports on gas prices and the manufacturing sector.

Before FTI Consulting, Mr. Ditzel was a Principal at Charles Rivers Associates and an Associate at Booz Allen Hamilton. Prior to consulting, Mr. Ditzel was a power plant engineer for the Dow Chemical Company at two cogeneration plants in Texas.

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