Dr Peter Davis is Senior Vice President at the office of Cornerstone Research. Before he was Executive Vice President at Compass Lexecon. He was formerly appointed Deputy Chairman of the UK Competition Commission (2006-2011) and was previously on the CC’s academic panel of expert economists from 2004. He received his PhD from Yale and served on the faculties of MIT and then LSE before joining the CC. He currently also serves as President of the Association of Competition Economists. As a former academic he has published widely in academic journals and his most recent publications include the book, Quantitative Techniques for Competition and Antitrust Analysis (co-authored with Eliana Garces), published by Princeton University Press. At the CC he sits on the Council (the CC’s strategic management board) and acts as Inquiry Chairman for a variety of cases. Recent cases have included the Payment Protection Insurance (PPI) market investigation, the Mobile Phone Wholesale Termination Charges appeals (by BT and H3G against Ofcom’s price control decision), the Sutton and East Surrey Water plc appeal against Ofwat’s Substantial Effect Interim Price Determination as well as a variety of second phase merger investigations.

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