Dr. David Sevy is an Executive Vice President in the competition policy group of Compass Lexecon Europe and heads its Paris office. David has advised clients in over a hundred cases on a wide variety of competition policy issues and litigation matters, covering sectors as diverse as oil, consumer goods, retail, media, music, industrial products, outsourcing services, transport, automotive, healthcare, telecommunications, high tech, energy, and financial services.
David has advised clients in major merger and antitrust cases before the European Commission and before national competition authorities (France, Belgium, UK, Switzerland, Malta, Romania). David has also acted as an economic expert in many litigation and arbitration (ICC, ICSID, LCIA) cases before commercial courts and a variety of tribunals and panels, including WTO, in different sectors (transportation, energy, defence systems, telecommunications, postal services, pharmaceuticals, mining). He is featured in the Who’s Who of Competition Economists and in the Who’s Who of Commercial Arbitration.
David is a NGA for the French Autorité de la concurrence at the ICN. David graduated from École Polytechnique (1986) and received his doctorate (Ph.D.) in economics from Ecole Polytechnique (1993). After a post-doc at AT&T Bell Laboratories (1994), David worked for France Télécom (1994–1999) as a senior regulatory economist. He then joined McKinsey & Company in Paris, from 1999–2002, where he was involved in numerous strategy and management projects for telecommunications, high technology, and pharmaceutical companies. He has over 15 years of experience in economic consulting in Europe.
David’s academic research focused mainly on theoretical and applied industrial economics. He is currently an adjunct Professor of Economics at École Polytechnique, teaching antitrust economics, after having taught business and organization economics. David is co-author of the textbook Economie de l’entreprise, aux Editions de l’École Polytechnique and is frequently invited as a speaker at competition policy conferences.