Compass Lexecon is delighted to announce that econometrics specialist Dr. Ian Small has joined the firm as a Senior Vice President, based in our London office.
Ian specializes in applying econometric techniques to antitrust matters and brings over 20 years of experience working as an economic consultant. He has worked on many high-profile competition cases in various jurisdictions. These include merger cases before the European Commission, such as Andromeda/Nireus/Selonda, Rexam/Ball, INEOS/Solvay, Ryanair/Aer Lingus, UPS/TNT, Unilever/Sara Lee, Panasonic/Sanyo, Sappi/M-Real and Pernod Ricard/V&S. He has also worked on various cases before the UK CMA, including Sainsbury’s/Asda, Celesio/Sainsbury’s, OUP/NT, Unilever/Alberto Culver, and Travis Perkins/BSS.
Ian has worked on significant non-merger cases, including damages cases following-on from the European Commission’s investigation into credit card interchange fees and the Airfreight cartel, the OFT’s investigations into the Dairy Product Price Initiative and Scottish Milk Prices, as well as various Competition Commission market inquiries.
Ian joins Compass Lexecon from Charles River Associates, where he was a Vice President. Prior to becoming an economic consultant, Ian was an economic specialist at the Bank of England. He has earned a Ph.D. in Economics from Queen Mary University of London, an M.Sc. in Economics from Queen Mary University of London, and a B.A. in Economics from the University of Manchester.
Jorge Padilla, Senior Managing Director of Compass Lexecon EMEA commented, “Ian is a valued addition to our rapidly growing EMEA team of economists and econometricians. Clients of Compass Lexecon will greatly benefit from his in-depth knowledge of econometric techniques and extensive consultancy experience.”