Anton Burger is a Vice President at Compass Lexecon, based in Berlin.
He has over 10 years of experience as an Economics Consultant in the energy industry. He has worked for a broad array of public and private clients in Germany, Austria, Switzerland, the UK, and throughout Europe.
Anton’s expertise spans energy competition, regulation, disputes, regulatory and commercial due diligence, and state aid. He has been an expert in court proceedings on energy issues and presented high-level cases to DG Comp, Bundesnetzagentur (BNetzA), Bundeskartellamt (BKartA), as well as E-Control Commission.
Regarding regulation work, Anton has advised on the interplay of digitalization and regulation, the regulation of interconnectors, the future of incentive regulation, as well as on cost of capital and efficiency and productivity factor (Xgen) assignments.
In terms of market modeling, Anton has been deeply involved in State Aid proceedings around the German coal exit, discussions around new nuclear, as well as leading substantial modeling assignments for merger proceedings (for example the RWE-E.ON transaction) and policy projects.
He has authored several papers in academic, as well as in practitioners’ journals.
Before joining Compass Lexecon, Anton worked for other economic consultancies in London and Berlin. Prior to that, he was a junior assistant professor at the Institute for Regulatory Economics at the WU Vienna.
Anton holds a Ph.D. in economics from WU Vienna and HSG St. Gallen, as well as a Master’s in Economics and Operations Research from WU Vienna and UWA Perth. He speaks German (native), English (fluent) and French (basic).