EMERYVILLE, CA--(Marketwired - February 10, 2015) - Berkeley Research Group Managing Director Robin Cantor, Ph.D., has been elected to serve as president of the Women's Council on Energy and the Environment (WCEE), a non-partisan, policy-neutral organization that focuses on women, energy, and the environment.

"I am honored to serve WCEE in a leadership role," said Cantor, based in BRG's Washington, DC, office. "The caliber and diversity of the membership and the substantive programming WCEE offers are outstanding. I look forward to supporting WCEE's mission of fostering our members' personal and professional growth and leadership abilities."

Cantor has a Ph.D. in economics from Duke University and a B.S. in mathematics from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. She specializes in applied economics, environmental, energy, and health economics, statistics, risk management, product liability, and insurance claims analysis. She is a Fellow and past president of the Society for Risk Analysis and has served on many academic advisory boards and editorial boards, including the Research Strategies Advisory Committee of the USEPA's Science Advisory Board.

Cantor's testimonial experience includes analyses of healthcare reimbursement, economic damages, product liability estimation in bankruptcy and insurance disputes, product liability allocation, statistical models, and class certification issues. Her publications include refereed journal articles, book chapters, expert reports, and two books -- one on economic exchange under various institutional and resource conditions and the other on product liability published by the ABA.

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