Dr. Alexandre Carbonnel

Senior Consultant/Principal


Tel: +33 1 70 75 01 60

Tel: +32 2 674 8815

Email: alexandre.carbonnel@nera.com
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PhD in economics, Toulouse School of Economics
MSc in mathematical economics and econometrics, Toulouse School of Economics
BA in economics, HEC Lausanne, Université de Lausanne


Dr. Alexandre Carbonnel co-leads the Antitrust and Competition team in Paris. Dr. Carbonnel has years of experience analyzing economic issues related to competition and regulatory investigations by the European Commission and national competition authorities in France and the UK. He also served as an expert consultant in major commercial litigation.

Dr. Carbonnel’s work spans a wide range of areas in competition law, including cartels and exchanges of information, abuse of dominance, and merger control. He is also an expert in the evaluation of damage claims before courts. He has significant experience in key industries, including telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, e-commerce, agro-alimentary products, and logistics.

Dr. Carbonnel has contributed to economic reports advising national authorities on competition issues and counseling the European Commission on intellectual property rights. He also published on the economic assessment of mergers in the European Competition Law Review and is a guest lecturer in competition economics at HEC Paris and at the European University Institute in Florence.

Prior to joining NERA, Dr. Carbonnel worked as a competition economist in an economic consultancy in Brussels and Paris. He started his career at the Office of Fair Trading in London, where he worked on a high-profile case involving alleged anti-competitive practices in the pharmaceutical industry and also on the assessment of Phase 1 mergers.

He holds a PhD in economics and an MA in mathematical economics and econometrics from the Toulouse School of Economics, and a BA in economics from the University of Lausanne (HEC Lausanne). During his doctoral studies, Dr. Carbonnel was a university lecturer in economics at the Toulouse School of Economics and in the Law School of Toulouse I University.



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NERA European Competition Economics Practice Expands In Paris 12 January 2017 Press Release