Projects per year
Currently Director of the Centre for Competition Policy and Professor of Competition Policy at Norwich Business School, Sean Ennis has extensive experience in government work and competition law and policy. Previously, he was a Senior Economist in the Competition Division of the OECD. For two years, he was Executive Director of the Competition Commission of Mauritius, where he was the chief executive in charge of running Mauritius’ independent competition authority. At the OECD he developed and led the development and application of the OECD’s Competition Assessment Toolkit. Prior to that, he worked as an economist at the European Commission’s DG Competition and at the U.S. Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division, developing economic analyses for competition law investigations.
Sean has published research studies and reports and provided capacity building related to a broad range of business activities (including digitalisation, communications, health care, financial and professional services). These studies or statements have been submitted to or published by economics journals and organisations such as the G20, the European Parliament, the OECD and the World Bank. He has co-authored or overseen reports for regulatory and government agencies in Australia, Greece, Mexico, Romania, the United Kingdom and the United States.
He has been involved in competition law and regulatory proceedings including with the European Commission, the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Federal Communications Commission.
Key Research Interests and Expertise
Sean Ennis is an economist who specialises in competition economics, digitalisation and regulation. His research interests include competition economics including cartels, digitalisation and its impacts on markets, regulated industries and inequality.
Doctor of Philosophy, University of California, Berkeley
Award Date: 31 Jul 1996
Bachelor of Arts, University of Cambridge
Award Date: 31 Jul 1990
Senior Economist, Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and DevelopmentApr 2013 → Dec 2018
Executive Director, Competition Commission of MauritiusMar 2011 → Mar 2013
Senior Economist, Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and DevelopmentApr 2003 → Mar 2011
Economist, EC, DG CompetitionSep 2002 → Mar 2003
Economist, US Department of JusticeJul 1996 → Sep 2002
Dive into details
Select a country/territory to view shared publications and projects
Deller, D., Doan, T., Mariuzzo, F., Ennis, S., Fletcher, A. & Ormosi, P., 20 Jul 2021, 56 p.
Research output: Book/Report › Commissioned reportOpen AccessFile2 Citations (Scopus)3 Downloads (Pure)
Ennis, S. & Kuhn, K-U., 31 Mar 2021, Centre for Competition Policy. 15 p.
Research output: Book/Report › Other reportOpen Access
Ennis, S. & Lam, W., 20 Jul 2021, 28 p.
Research output: Book/Report › Commissioned reportOpen AccessFile
Ennis, S., 22 Apr 2021, 15 p.
Research output: Working paperOpen AccessFile3 Downloads (Pure)
Ennis, S., Lagos, V. & Ivaldi, M., 14 May 2020, 23 p.
Research output: Working paperOpen AccessFile5 Downloads (Pure)
Press / Media
1 item of Media coverage
Press/Media: Press / Media