Portrait of Bertram Neurohr

Bertram Neurohr : Technical Adviser

Bertram is a member of Oxera’s Competition and Financial Services teams. Before joining Oxera, he worked at another international economic consulting firm, and subsequently at the UK Competition and Markets Authority, advising clients on competition issues. Bertram’s work focuses on economic analysis in the context of market investigations, merger inquiries and litigation. He has advised clients across a wide range of sectors including energy, financial services, healthcare, mining, retail and telecoms. Bertram is listed in the Global Competition Review’s Who’s Who Legal: Competition Economists—Future Leaders.

Bertram speaks English, German, Italian, and Spanish.

Tel: +49 (0) 30 7675 99106

Bertram's specialisms include:

professional experience

  • Prepared a discussion paper commissioned by Liberty Global in the context of the EU policy debate on whether and how to regulate oligopolies in telecoms (2017)

  • Advised Fintrax/GB Tax Free in relation to the CMA’s investigation of their merger (2017)

  • Conducted a study for the European Commission on assessing the impact of state aid on competition (2017)

  • Advised Unwired Planet in High Court litigations against Huawei and Samsung involving competition aspects of standard essential patents (2016)

  • Advised BT in the context of an Ofcom consultation on reforms to customer switching for landline, broadband and pay-TV services (2016)

  • Advised Scottish Power in the context of the CMA’s energy market investigation (2016)


  • Neurohr, B. (2018), ‘A merger approach to cartel overcharge analysis’, Economics Letters, 168, pp. 28–30.

  • Neurohr, B. (forthcoming), ‘Critical efficiencies as upward pricing pressure with feedback effects’, The BE Journal of Theoretical Economics.

  • Neurohr, B. (2016), ‘A tractable cost pass-through benchmark’, Economics Bulletin, 36:3, pp. 1603–8.

  • Neurohr, B. (2016), ‘Upward pricing pressure under capacity constraints, kinked demand and other cases of a constrained pre-merger equilibrium’, Economics Letters, 139, pp. 49–51.


  • MSc Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, LSE, UK

  • BSc Pure Mathematics, University of Calgary, Canada

  • BA Economics, University of Calgary, Canada

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