Andrea Coscelli was appointed Executive Director, Markets & Mergers, at the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) on 11 September 2013.
Previously, he was a Director of Economic Analysis within the Competition Group at Ofcom in London. At Ofcom he was the Director of Economics on a number of market reviews in the telecom sector (including the future market review on mobile call termination), Competition Act cases and spectrum matters.
Since finishing his PhD, he has been working full-time on antitrust cases, including merger notifications in the EU, the UK and other member states, and economic analysis for clients involved in Article 81 and Article 82 proceedings with a special focus on the broadcasting and pharmaceutical industry. He has presented expert evidence to a number of antitrust and regulatory agencies, including the European Commission, the Office of Fair Trading, the Competition Commission in the UK, the Italian Telecom and Media Regulator, and the Dutch Telecom and Media Regulator.
He has been included in the International Who's Who of Competition Economists since 2002. He is a regular speaker at European antitrust conferences. He was also a co-founder (with John Fingleton and Patrick Rey) of the Association for Competition Economics (ACE) in 2003. Of ACE he was a member of the Executive Committee (2003-2005) and then of the Steering Committee (2005-2007).