Liza joined Financial Conduct Authority as a Senior Advisor in May 2020. She is also currently a Senior Research Fellow and the Director of the Competition Law Forum at the British Institute of International and Comparative Law. She chairs the Advisory Board of the Competition Law Forum.
Liza obtained a PhD in Competition Law at King's College London in 2007. Following her PhD, she taught Competition Law at London School of Economics and University of Manchester. Liza is the author of A Principle Approach to Abuse of Dominance (Cambridge University Press, 2010) and State Aid and Tax Rulings (Edward Elgar, 2019). She has published widely in national and international peer-review journals and regularly addresses audiences at select committees before the House of Commons and House of Lords, the White House and the European Commission.
She sits on the advisory board of the Journal of Antitrust Enforcement (Oxford University Press). Besides her academic background, Liza has legal experience from both the private and public sector. She has served as a lawyer at the Office of Fair Trading and has worked as a consultant for the World Bank for a number of years.
Liza is currently a Board Member of the Open Markets Institute in Washington DC and is a non-governmental Advisor to the International Competition Network, appointed by the Competition and Markets Authority.