Portrait of Georgia Davies

Georgia Davies : Senior Consultant

Georgia is a member of Oxera’s Regulation & Market Design and Financial Services teams, where she uses economic and analytical tools to provide solutions to a range of client issues.

Providing advice across a wide range of sectors, Georgia has particular expertise working in the fields of payments services, commercial strategy and public policy, estimating the economic impact of policies and regulation under a variety of scenarios. Her experience includes leading projects spanning from impact assessments to regulatory review cases. She has previously contributed to expert reports in support of litigation cases and has carried out profitability assessments.

Georgia speaks English.

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7776 6641

Georgia's specialisms include:

Selected
professional experience

  • Assessed the economic policy and regulatory issues associated with the gas market in a European jurisdiction (2020)

  • Assessed the impact of cyber insurance on the UK economy for the Association of British Insurers (ABI) (2019–20)

  • Analysis for the Government of Jersey in relation to its Future Economy programme and long-term vision for the island (2019−20)

  • Analysis for the Government of Jersey in relation to options being assessed as part of the Personal Tax Review project (2019)

  • Litigation support to National Grid in evaluating the damages resulting from a European cartel in the power cables market (2016–19)

  • Analysis assessing the impact of brand protection services on online counterfeit sellers (2018)

Selected
publications

  • Agenda in focus, (2020), ‘Changing tides: how consumers and merchants are redefining the payment experience’, August.

  • Agenda in focus (2020), ‘Paying up: the new economics of payment systems’, June.

  • Agenda in focus (2020), ‘Retail payments: a changing European landscape’, March.

Qualifications

  • BSc (Hons) Economics and International Development, University of Bath, UK

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