Portrait of Robin Masters

Robin Masters : Consultant

Robin is a member of Oxera’s Financial Services and Competition teams. He specialises in competition and has advised clients in cases involving mergers, antitrust investigations, abuse of dominance cases and market investigations, in the UK and across the EU. In addition, he has worked on projects spanning impact assessments, regulatory reviews and market reform. He has worked on these issues across a broad range of sectors including retail, financial services, transport and communications.

Robin speaks English.

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7776 6666

Robin's specialisms include:

Selected
professional experience

  • Advising comparethemarket.com in the context of the CMA’s investigation into its use of most-favoured nation clauses in home insurance (2017–)

  • Advice and analysis in the context of a UK airport merger (2018–)

  • Advice to a major European airport on its approach to cost allocation and attribution (2019)

  • Advice to Transport for Greater Manchester on its business case for bus market reform (2018–19)

  • Significant market power assessment for two large European airports (2018)

  • Advised a large professional services business in responding to the CMA’s market study of the statutory audit market (2018)

Qualifications

  • BA (Hons) Politics, Philosophy and Economics, University of Oxford, UK

Latest Insights:  Robin Masters

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