Amelia Fletcher

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Biography

Amelia Fletcher CBE is a Professor of Competition Policy at NBS and Deputy Director at the Centre for Competition Policy. She is also a Non-Executive Director of the Competition and Markets Authority and an editor of the Journal of Competition Law and Economics. She was recently a member of the HM Treasury-commissioned Digital Competition Expert Panel, which reported in March 2019.
 
She has been a Non-Executive Director of the Financial Conduct Authority (2013-20) and Payment Systems Regulator (2014-20), a member of the Enforcement Decision Panel at Ofgem (2014)-20122) and Chief Economist at the Office of Fair Trading (2001-2013). While that OFT, she also spent time leading its Mergers and Competition Policy teams. Prior to that, she was an economic consultant at Frontier Economics (1999-2001) and London Economics (1993-1999).
 
Her academic work focuses on competition policy, consumer policy and sector regulation, with a particular focus on behavioural economics and digital markets. Amelia has a DPhil and MPhil in economics from Nuffield College, Oxford.

She has been on the Councils of the Royal Economic Society, the Association of Competition Economics and on the advisory panel for the ESRC Centre for Economic Learning and Social Evolution (ELSE) and the Berlin Centre for Consumer Policies (BCCP). She has also been a member of DGComp’s Economic Advisory Group on Competition Policy. She was appointed OBE in 2014 and CBE in 2020.

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, University of Oxford

Sep 1991Jan 1994

Award Date: 1 Apr 1994

Master of Philosophy, University of Oxford

Sep 1989Jun 1991

Award Date: 1 Jul 1991

Bachelor of Arts, University of Oxford

Sep 1985Jun 1988

Award Date: 1 Jul 1988

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