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Leen Dickx specializes in the economics of utility markets and regulation, advising clients in energy, transport, and telecommunications sectors across Europe. Her works spans regulatory, advisory, and competition policy, as well as arbitration and litigation, due diligence, and valuation.


Most of her work focuses on supporting regulated utilities and infrastructure companies during price control reviews, especially in the areas of regulatory design, cost assessment and benchmarking, valuation and willingness-to-pay studies, incentive design, and regulatory finance issues. She also advises investors on regulatory due diligence assignments in the energy, water, and transport sectors across a wide variety of geographies, including the UK, Italy, Belgium, the Netherlands, and France.

Her work also involves economic assessment of issues arising in the context of international arbitrations and commercial disputes in the energy sector, including matters before the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), and private enforcement procedures before the administrative courts in Italy and the UK.  

Prior to joining NERA, Ms. Dickx worked at Eni in Rome and carried out research at the Centre for Research on Energy and Environmental Economics and Policy (IEFE) of Bocconi University. Ms. Dickx holds a double degree MSc in economics and social sciences from Bocconi University and MGIMO University and a BSc in business administration and management from Bocconi University.    


  • MSc in economics and social sciences, Bocconi University, Milan, Italy
  • MSc in economics, MGIMO University, Moscow, Russia
  • BSc in business administration and management, Bocconi University, Milan, Italy


  • Italian
  • Dutch
  • French