Sander Heinsalu

Senior Economist


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

Sander has advised case teams on theoretical and econometric issues, academic literature, and regulatory precedent in a variety of cases and industries, including beverages, broadcasting, bulk goods, consumer electronics, e-commerce, medical devices, payment cards, railway equipment, and the public sector. The cases Sander has worked on cover all areas of competition economics (mergers, abuse of dominance, cartels, regulation, and IP) and major jurisdictions in Europe.

Sander has led case teams to deliver reports to clients in construction materials, telecoms, and education.

Prior to joining Compass Lexecon, Sander had 8 years’ experience in academic research and in teaching undergraduate, Master’s and PhD courses in microeconomics, game theory and theoretical industrial organization.

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.

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

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