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Carlotta von Bebenburg : Senior Consultant

Carlotta is a member of Oxera’s Energy team and Team DACH, working across the areas of regulation, market design and competition. She supports energy clients on regulatory design, cost assessments and network tariffs, as well as abuse of dominance, mergers and state aid. Additionally, she has experience of calculating follow-on damages in cartel cases. Carlotta has taught on the topic of regulatory incentives at Oxera’s Utility Finance course and on economic tools for calculating cartel damages at the Academy of European Law (ERA). Prior to joining Oxera in 2017, she worked at another economics consultancy where she specialised in market and auction design in the telecoms and energy sectors.

Carlotta speaks English, and German.

Tel: +49 (0) 30 76759 9118

Carlotta's specialisms include:

professional experience

  • Design of network operators’ incentives for digitalisation for a European electricity TSO (2020–)

  • Advice on state aid issues around the German coal exit in light of the European Commission’s investigation (2020)

  • Advice to Wales & West Utilities, a GB gas distribution network, on responding to cost assessment issues in the RIIO-GD2 Draft Determinations (2020)

  • Cost modelling for a GB electricity distribution network in preparation for the RIIO-ED2 price control period (2020)

  • Advice to a Swiss telecoms operator on a margin squeeze damages calculation (2020)

  • Advice to a GB energy company in relation to the proposed smart meter roll-out (2019–20)


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

  • BSc Economics and Mathematics, University of Bristol, UK

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