Valérie Meunier is a Vice President at Compass Lexecon, based in the Brussels office. Since joining Compass Lexecon in 2012, she has been involved in antitrust and merger cases in a wide range of industries including agri-food, advertising, building materials, consumer goods, pharmaceutical, and telecommunications. She has advised on competition enforcement cases investigating rebates, patent settlements, predation, vertical restraints and cartels.
Prior to joining Compass Lexecon, Valérie worked at the Conseil de la concurrence and the Autorité de la concurrence, first as an Economist, and from November 2010, as Deputy Chief Economist. Within the economic service and backing the Investigation Services, she was working on competition, merger and consultative cases, bringing her expertise in a wide range of issues and economic sectors. She has also taken part in several competition policy debates, including the review of the competition rules applicable to vertical agreements.
Valérie received a Ph.D. in Economics from the Toulouse School of Economics (France), and after a post-doc at CIRANO, she joined Aarhus University (Denmark) where she was an Assistant Professor at the School of Economics and Management, and where she taught and conducted research in Industrial Organisation. She has co-authored several articles published in academic journals including The RAND Journal of Economics.