Portrait of Adriano Barbera

Adriano Barbera : Senior Consultant

Adriano is a member of Oxera’s Competition and Regulation teams, and specialises in competition analysis, regulatory economics and microeconomics. He graduated with an MSc in Economics from the London School of Economics and Political Science in July 2014, where he specialised in industrial organisation, econometrics and microeconomics. Prior to this, he completed his undergraduate studies in Economics and Management at the University of Trento, Italy.

Adriano has advised a number of clients across a range of sectors on various regulatory and competition issues. His areas of focus include market investigations, antitrust and follow-on damages cases.

Adriano speaks English, Italian, French, Spanish, and Portuguese.

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7776 6677

Adriano's specialisms include:

professional experience

  • Advice to a defendant in the media sector in relation to a number of antitrust follow-on damages claims, following an Article 101 investigation by the Italian Competition Authority (2019–)

  • Advice and economics support to Co-operative Group Limited in relation to the CMA’s investigation in the UK funerals market (2019–)

  • Advice to an operator in the Italian printing industry in relation to an alleged abuse of dominance claim by a customer in the media industry (2019–)

  • Advice in the context of merger control (2019)

  • Regulatory and strategic advice to the Italian Airports Association, the Naples Airport operator and a large Italian infrastructure investor in relation to a consultation by the Italian Transport Authority in the aviation sector (2019)

  • Assessment of the market for generic medicines in the UK for the British Generic Manufacturers Association (2018–19)


  • MSc Economics, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK

  • BA Economics and Management, University of Trento, Italy

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