Portrait of Dr Anton Burger

Dr Anton Burger : Senior Consultant

Anton leads the DACH Energy team. Within energy, he advises on competition, regulation, state aid, due diligence, efficiency analysis and regulatory finance and strategy. He has worked on and managed numerous projects for private and public clients in the energy sector, including RWE, E.ON, BDEW, NetzeBW, Amprion, TenneT and TransnetBW, National Grid, Swissgas, Verbund, APG, ESB Ireland, BNetzA, E Control, Österreichs Energie and the Swiss BFE. He has also worked on projects for banks and investment funds such as Ancala, Blackstone/Fisterra, Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Terra Firma. Before joining Oxera in 2014, he was a consultant with a major European economics consultancy in London.

Before consulting, Anton was a junior assistant professor at the Institute for Regulatory Economics at the Vienna University of Economics and Business. Anton is a peer reviewer for Zeitschrift für Energiewirtschaft.

Anton speaks English, and German.

Tel: +49 (0) 30 7675 99101

Anton's specialisms include:

Selected
professional experience

  • Project on the future of German network regulation in the light of digitisation (2020)

  • Report to European Commission on the state aid and competition implications of the German coal exit (2020)

  • Work on the pass-on of cartel overcharge in a cables cartel case (2020)

  • Regulatory hearing and regulatory consultation on behalf of the Austrian gas TSOs (2020)

  • Expert appointment on a market abuse case regarding the electricity market zone split between Germany and Austria (2019)

  • State aid analysis for Deutsche Bahn on the pricing of broadband infrastructure (2019)

Selected
publications

  • Several publications in Energiewirtschaftliche Tagesfragen.

  • Burger, A., Buehler, A. and Ferstl, R. (2010), ‘The Investment Effects of Price Caps under Imperfect Competition: A Note’, Economics Letters, 106:2, pp. 92–4.

Qualifications

  • PhD Economics, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria

  • Master Economics and Operations Research, Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria