Sander  Heinsalu

Sander Heinsalu

  • London
Senior Economist
  • PhD in Economics, Yale University
  • MPhil in Economics, Yale University
  • MA in Economics, Yale University
  • BA in Economics and Business Administration, University of Tartu

Sander Heinsalu is a Senior Economist at Compass Lexecon, based in London.

Sander has advised on theoretical and econometric issues and bid preparation in a variety of cases and industries, including beverages, broadcasting, bulk goods, construction materials, consumer electronics, e-commerce, and the public sector. The cases Sander has been involved in cover all major areas of competition economics: merger reviews, abuse of dominance, and cartel damages. He has worked on submissions to courts and regulatory authorities in several countries in the EU and in the UK.

Prior to joining Compass Lexecon, Sander had 8 years’ experience in academic research in microeconomics, game theory and theoretical industrial organization. In his roles as a Lecturer and Senior Lecturer in the University of Queensland and the Australian National University, he has taught courses in game theory, mathematics for economists and microeconomic theory to undergraduate, Master’s and PhD students. He has also chaired the faculty recruiting committee, organized conferences and seminars and supervised the empirical course projects of Master’s students.

Sander obtained his PhD in Economics from Yale University in 2014. He has published in the American Economic Journal: Microeconomics, Economic Theory, Games and Economic Behaviour, the International Journal of Industrial Organization, the Journal of Economic Behaviour & Organization, the Journal of Economic Theory and the Journal of Mathematical Economics.