Sean F. Hagen

Sean F. Hagen, P.E

Managing Director

Mr. Hagen is an executive leader in technical management consulting in the global electric power generation and transmission industry, focusing on energy consulting and risk mitigation.

Mr. Hagen has consistently demonstrated his leadership versatility and ability to integrate high-level management and engineering expertise in different environments by building and leading multi-functional teams that achieve organizational objectives on time and under budget in a wide array of global power projects. He is able to translate complex technical and cost issues into clear concepts and actions that enable client executives and project teams to optimize project execution plans based on a common and holistic understanding of scope, schedule, budgets, and risks.

Hagen formed Hagen Global Consulting LLC in 2017 to support clients successfully achieve their strategic enterprise and mega-project objectives. Hagen Global seeks to be the inspirational leader in global energy consulting, accelerating client achievement of enterprise and project goals. In 2018, Hagen & his colleagues recognized a need for education designed for both technically and non-technically trained personnel about how energy and the electric power grid works.

As a founding Director of the Institute of Global Energy Education, Hagen envisioned a 501(c)(3) non-profitcorporation that aspires to be the premier energy education partner in North America, with a global Mission to empower energy education for all.


Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Leadership & Organizational Change
- North Central College in Naperville, Illinois, USA, 1991

Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering with a concentration in Structural Engineering
- The University of Illinois at Urbana/Champaign, Illinois, USA, 1982

Registered Professional Engineer

  • State of Tennessee

Memberships in Professional Societies & Institutes

  • American Nuclear Society (ANS)
  • American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) – Selected as the Society’s Milestone Member in 1985
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASTM)
  • ASTM International (ASTM)
  • Voting Member of Committee E10 on Nuclear Technology and Applications
  • Voting Member of Committee E53 on Asset Management
  • Canadian Nuclear Society (CNS)
  • International Association for Continuing Education & Training (IACET)
  • Project Management Institute (PMI)


  • The Need for Clean Load-Following Power Generation, Sean F. Hagen. American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) 2019 Convention, Miami, Florida, October 9-12, 2019. Reprised on request for Student Chapter of ASCE at Illinois Institute of Technology March 11, 2020

  • Integrating Small Modular Reactors and Renewable Energy: Attaining A Carbon-Free Grid, Sean Hagen. Pacific Basin Nuclear Conference, September 5, 2018.

  • Managing the Risk of Large Projects: Independent Project Oversight, Panel Discussion, 37th Annual Canadian Nuclear Society Conference, June 6, 2017.

  • Integrated Resource Planning for Utilities, Matt Thibodeau, Chris Ungate& Sean Hagen. Presented at the AWEA Windpower 2012 Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, on June 5, 2012.

  • Wind Turbine Structures and Foundations - Past, Present and Future, Sean Hagen, and Dr. Shujin Fang. Presented at the 13th Annual University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Structural Engineering Conference on April 17, 2012.

  • Renewable Energy and Integrated Resource Planning for Utilities, Matt Thibodeau, Chris Ungate, and Sean Hagen. Presented at the 2012 Electric Power Conference in Baltimore, Maryland, on May 17, 2012.

  • Electric Energy's Low Carbon Future and the Tough Choices Required, Jeremy Bero, Ken Davis, Sean Hagen, and Matt Thibodeau. Presented at the Electric Power Conference, Rosemont, IL, May 14, 2009.

  • Codes and Standards for Wind Turbine Foundations: An Overview and Future Outlook, Tomas Vazquez, and Sean Hagen. Presented at the AWEA Windpower 2009 Conference, Chicago, Illinois, May 4-7, 2009.

  • Cost Estimates for Utility-Scale Renewable Energy Projects, Sean Hagen. Presented to the American Association of Cost Engineers, Chicago, Illinois, October 9, 2008.

  • Optimizing Wind Farm Design for Profitability, Daniel W. Bernadette, Nick Robertson (AWS Truewind), Sean Hagen, (Sargent & Lundy). Presented at AWEA Windpower Conference, Houston, Texas, June 1-4, 2008.

  • Municipal Utility Small Wind Projects: Challenges and Benefits - A Municipal Perspective, Patrick Wrase (New Ulm Public Utility), and Sean Hagen. Presented at AWEA Windpower 2008 Conference, Houston, Texas, June 1-4, 2008.

  • New Ulm Public Utilities Commission Long Term Power Project, Patrick Wrase (New Ulm Public Utility), and Sean Hagen presented to the Minnesota Municipal Utilities Association Winter Legislative Conference, March 14, 2008.

  • An Assessment of Canada’s Used Nuclear Fuel Management Approach from the Perspective of Current Nuclear Host Communities, Sean Hagen and Joe Hunwicks (City of Pickering, Canada). Presented at American Nuclear Society, Denver, August 7-11, 2005.