David Sevy is an Executive Vice President at Compass Lexecon based in Paris and previously a Managing Director in the LECG Paris office. David has advised clients on a wide variety of competition policy issues, covering sectors as diverse as oil, consumer goods, retailing, book publishing, music, industrial gases, outsourcing services, transport, automotive, healthcare, telecommunications, energy, and financial services. David has advised clients in major merger or antitrust cases at the European Commission level and at the level of the French competition authorities as well as other jurisdictions. David has also acted as economic expert in several litigation damages and arbitration cases (Treaty and ICC) involving sectors such as transportation, energy, defense systems and pharmaceuticals. He is featured in the Who’s Who of Competition Economists and in the Who’s Who of Commercial Arbitration.
David graduated from Ecole Polytechnique (1986) and received his 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 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 pharmaceuticals companies.
David´s academic research focused mainly on theoretical and applied industrial economics. He is currently adjunct professor of economics at Ecole 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’Ecole Polytechnique and is frequently invited as speaker at competition policy conferences.