Peter is a Vice President in our London office and Professor of Competition Economics at the University of East Anglia. He holds PhDs in both Economics and Law, and his work has been published in both economics and law journals of international excellence. Peter’s recent research focuses on topics such as the market impact of autonomous recommendation systems on online platforms, the economics of music streaming and the evaluation of the distributional impact of competition policy.
Peter has also completed extensive research on topics such as deterrence, litigation strategies in mergers, and the ex post evaluation of the impact of competition policy. His work regularly explores novel methodological tools including the use of machine learning methods for social science research.
Peter’s experience spans beyond academic achievements through his policy analysis work for the European Commission, Hungarian Competition Authority, the OECD, UNCTAD and the World Bank. His policy work includes delivering reports on the ex-post evaluation of competition enforcement and merger control. He was the lead author for a European Commission report on the innovation impact of mergers and has delivered workshops for European Commission Judges on the quantification of harm. Before joining Compass Lexecon, he had been a member of the CMA’s Academic Panel since 2016 and regularly contributed to the CMA’s annual impact assessment report.
Peter will also join the Research Team to develop increasingly efficient methods to analyse complex data and construct compelling arguments grounded in empirical analysis.
Peter is fluent in English and Hungarian.