Christopher Milde is a Senior Vice President in Compass Lexecon’s European competition policy group. Christopher has more than 10 years’ experience as an economic consultant, during which he has advised clients from a wide range of industries, in all fields of competition policy and across a number of jurisdictions including Germany, the European Union, the UK, and Austria.
Christopher specializes in the quantification of damages in the context of follow-on cartel damages litigation. He has advised clients and drafted expert witness reports for recent EU and German cartel cases in various industries including air cargo, bearings, gas insulated switch gear, LCDs, Libor, sugar, sweets and window mountings.
Christopher also has considerable experience in mergers and state aid control. For example, he worked for one of the parties in the GE/Alstom and Telefónica Germany / E-Plus transactions and for a third party in the attempted Edeka/Tengelmann merger in Germany. He also advised several private and public German entities on state aid investigations into infrastructure funding and public broadcasting.
Prior to joining Compass Lexecon Christopher worked at various economic consulting firms in Berlin, London, Brussels and Washington, DC. Christopher holds a Ph.D. from European University Institute and an M.Sc. in Economics from the University of Tübingen, Germany. He is a native German speaker, fluent in English and has conversational knowledge of Italian and French.