Press Release

Ralph Torrie Joins Navigant Consulting's Energy Practice

February 18, 2009 at 3:31 PM EST

WASHINGTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 18, 2009-- Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: NCI), a specialized consulting firm providing dispute, financial, regulatory and operational advisory services to government agencies, legal counsel and large companies facing the challenges of uncertainty, risk, distress and significant change, announced today that Ralph Torrie has joined the firm as a Managing Director to lead the firm’s climate change strategy and business development initiative as part of the Emerging Technologies & Energy Efficiency team within its Energy practice.

“Ralph is widely recognized for his entrepreneurial and consulting experience which includes hundreds of initiatives in research, business development, and advocacy,” stated Bill Dickenson, Managing Director of Navigant Consulting’s Energy practice. “He is a proven leader whose combined visionary thinking and rigorous analysis have made original and important contributions in the field of sustainable development, and we are very pleased to have him join the Navigant Consulting team.”

Mr. Torrie has been actively engaged in the climate change issue since 1988. During the 1990’s he pioneered the methods and conventions that are now used throughout the world in local greenhouse gas quantification and analysis. He is the co-inventor of environmental planning software that has been translated into several languages and is used by more than 300 municipalities, companies and institutions on five continents. He has worked throughout the world and in 2002 received the Canadian Environment Silver Award for his work on Climate Change.

“Climate change response is gaining significant momentum, and the emphasis going forward will be on results,” explained Mr. Torrie. “The acceleration of technology deployment will be a key results driver, and I believe Navigant Consulting has the people, experience and ability to make that happen.”

About Navigant Consulting

Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NYSE:NCI) is a specialized independent consulting firm providing dispute, financial, regulatory and operational advisory services to government agencies, legal counsel and large companies facing the challenges of uncertainty, risk, distress and significant change. The Company focuses on industries undergoing substantial regulatory or structural change including healthcare, energy and financial and insurance services, and on the issues driving these transformations. "Navigant" is a service mark of Navigant International, Inc.Navigant Consulting, Inc. (NCI) is not affiliated, associated, or in any way connected with Navigant International, Inc. and NCI's use of "Navigant" is made under license from Navigant International, Inc. More information about Navigant Consulting can be found at www.navigantconsulting.com.

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Navigant Consulting, Inc.
Laverne Gosling
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