Sectoral Regulation and Competition

Seminars
The main objective of this module is to enable module participants to apply an understanding of competition and regulatory economics to the problems that they will face as professionals working for competition authorities, regulatory agencies, regulated companies, government departments, consultancies, etc.

This year’s list of seminar speakers:

Date, Time and Room Subject Speaker (organisation) Job title
Tuesday, February 10th, 17:00-19:30 Finance Peter Andrews (Financial Services Authority, FSA) Head of economics of financial regulation, FSA
Thursday, February 12th, 18:00-20:30 Energy Steve Smith (Office for gas and electricity markets, Ofgem) Managing Director, Networks, Ofgem
Thursday, February 19th, 18:00-20:30 Energy Steve Smith (Office for gas and electricity markets, Ofgem) Managing Director, Networks, Ofgem
Thursday, March 5th, 17:00-19:30 D111 Transport John Thomas (Office of the Rail Regulator) Director of Competition and Regulatory Economics, ORR
Friday, March 13th, 17:00-19:30 D111 Finance Peter Andrews (Financial Services Authority, FSA) Head of economics of financial regulation, FSA
Tuesday, March 17th, 18:00-20:30 DLG20 Environment Ron Palmer (Environement Agency) Chief Economist, Environement Agency
Friday, March 20th, 17:30-20:00 D111 Health care Alastair Fisher (National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence, NICE)
Friday, March 27th, 17:30-20:00 D111 Pharmaceuticals Pippa Anderson (IMS Health)  Senior Principal, Health Economics and Outcomes Research, IMS
Tuesday, March 31st, 17:00-20:00 DLG20 Telecoms Helen Weeds (University of Essex) Senior lecturer, previously Chief Economist at Ofcom
Thursday, April 2nd,  17:00-20:00 D111 Broadcasting Helen Weeds (University of Essex) Senior lecturer, previously Chief Economist at Ofcom
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