Portrait of Beatrice Lombardi

Beatrice Lombardi : Consultant

Beatrice is part of Oxera’s Competition team. She joined Oxera in 2018 after completing her Master’s degree in Economics in Italy. During her studies, she focused on industrial organisation, microeconomics and econometrics. She has worked on a wide range of competition issues in a variety of sectors, including merger investigations by both the European Commission and the UK Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), follow-on antitrust damages and abuse of dominance.

Prior to joining Oxera, Beatrice worked for the Directorate-General for Competition of the European Commission. As part of the Chief Economist Team, she supported the quantitative analysis of a merger case in the agro-chemistry sector.

Beatrice speaks English, and Italian.

Tel: +44 (0) 1865 253207

Beatrice's specialisms include:

professional experience

  • Advice to a company in the telecommunications sector in relation to FRAND licensing of its 2G, 3G and 4G standard essential patents (2020–)

  • Supported a national authority in the definition of the public service obligation regime for air transportation services (2020–)

  • Supported Bottomline, a financial services provider, in the successful clearance of its acquisition of Experian Payments Gateway by the CMA at Phase 2 (2019–20)

  • Undertaking econometric analysis for purchasers of cathode ray tubes (CRTs) in relation to their follow-on damages claims against the global CRT cartel (2019)

  • Undertaking econometric analysis in the context of advising a universal service provider of postal services in assessing the financial unfairness of the burden resulting from the net cost of the universal service obligation (2019)

  • Advice to a manufacturer of building products in the context of an investigation by the CMA into an alleged breach of Article 101 TFEU (2018–)


  • MSc Economic and Social Sciences, Bocconi University, Italy

  • BSc Economic and Social Sciences, Bocconi University, Italy

Latest Insights:  Beatrice Lombardi

Berlin Discussion Forum

Transition from Gas Markets to Hydrogen Markets Over the summer, the transition to hydrogen has gained further momentum. The direction of travel has become clearer with the approval of the European Commission’s €2bn government funding for thyssenkrupp Steel’s “tkH2Steel” decarbonization project, the EU Delegated Acts on Renewable Hydrogen approval in… Read More

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