Portrait of Peter Gerrish

Peter Gerrish : Senior Consultant

Peter joined Oxera’s Modelling team in May 2011. He specialises in cases that combine economic insight and technological understanding. Peter applies quantitative techniques in impact assessment, antitrust and IP settings. In addition to his experience in economics, Peter is a qualified engineer and worked for seven years in the telecommunications sector. Peter has assessed economic damages for Nokia (and subsequently Microsoft) in the LCD and Li-ion battery cartel cases. He has advised telecoms and infrastructure firms such as Liberty Global/Virgin Media and Inmarsat on impact assessment of next generation technologies. Peter also has recent experience in SEP valuation in the context of IP/antitrust matters relating to 4G devices.

Prior to joining Oxera, Peter worked as a research assistant at the Centre for Market and Public Organisation at the University of Bristol.

Peter speaks English.

Tel: +44 (0) 1865 253038

Peter's specialisms include:

Selected
professional experience

  • Assisted a national science infrastructure provider in preparation of a five case model to UK government in support of additional funding (2020–)

  • Advised a global telecoms firm in relation to 2G standard essential patent (SEP) royalties as part of a multi-jurisdictional patent litigation (2020–)

  • Quantified damages relating to national radio spectrum reallocation policies of the Dutch government for a global communications provider (2020)

  • Provided microeconomics and impact assessment training to ComReg, Ireland’s Commission for Communications Regulation (2020)

  • Quantified consumer impacts of anticompetitive practices within the mobile sector for a consumer representative group (2019–)

  • Developed an impact assessment framework to assess the potential economic effects of gigabit-speed broadband applications in Europe for Liberty Global (2019)

Selected
publications

  • Noble, R., Blankertz, A. and Gerrish, P. (2013), ‘Screening for cartels’, prepared for Seventh Annual Conference on Competition Law, Economics & Policy, 21 August.

Qualifications

  • MSc Economics, University of Bristol, UK

  • PG Diploma Economics, University of Bristol, UK

  • Bachelor of Engineering (Communications) (Hons), RMIT University, Australia

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