Competition Economist Thomas Hoehn Joins NERA Economic Consulting

01 December 2017

Berlin—NERA Economic Consulting, a leading global provider of economic advice and analysis in business, legal, and regulatory matters, announced today that Thomas Hoehn has joined the firm as an Affiliated Consultant based in Berlin.

Mr. Hoehn is a vastly experienced economist with a background in applied economic research, business consulting, regulation, and public policy advice. He has spent his career analysing markets and competition and has held senior management and advisory positions with several major international consulting firms. In the course of his consulting career, he has advised clients on business issues, market and brand analytics, regulatory disputes in over 100 assignments and prepared expert evidence in many antitrust litigation proceedings across Europe and in Australia. He has worked with leading law firms in London, Brussels, Paris, Berlin, Düsseldorf, Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Vienna and Zürich.

Mr. Hoehn is a frequent panellist and conference speaker reporting on research and commenting on topical economics and antitrust policy issues.  He regularly acts as a Monitoring Trustee for the European Commission and as Monitor for the US Federal Trade Commission.

Mr. Hoehn was a Visiting Professor at Imperial College Business School from 2003 – 2009 and Director of the Intellectual Property Research Centre at Imperial College until 2013.  He previously held teaching and research positions at the University of Zurich and the London School of Economics. From 2009 to 2017 Mr. Hoehn was a Panel Member of the UK Competition Commission (since 2014 part of the Competition and Markets Authority) and was a Member of the Communications Act Panel and a Member of the UK Competition Commission’s Remedies Standing Group.

Mr. Hoehn holds an MA in economics from the London School of Economics and a degree in business administration (Lic.oec) from the University of St. Gallen School of Management, Economics, Law, Social Sciences and International Affairs (HSG).

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