Kirsten Abeln is an Economist at Compass Lexecon based in London. She has extensive experience in competition economics, having previously worked at a leading consulting firm since 2015. Ms. Abeln has been involved in a number of high-profile cases relating to a range of competition matters.
Ms. Abeln has particular expertise in merger analysis. She has provided economic advice in a number of merger control cases before the European Commission as well as national competition authorities across multiple jurisdictions, including some of the highest-profile EU and global mergers in recent years. Her experience encompasses a variety of industries, including agrochemicals, industrial gases, manufacturing goods, and transport.
Ms. Abeln holds an MSc in Economics with an emphasis on Competition and Regulation from Tilburg University. Her working languages are English and German.