Portrait of Tristan Byrne

Tristan Byrne : Consultant

Tristan specialises in the economics of competition and public policy within digital, telecoms and media markets. He is a member of the Competition and Analytics Centres of Excellence. He has worked on a number of antitrust damages claims, impact assessments and commercial disputes for major technology companies.

Prior to joining Oxera, Tristan completed his Masters in Finance and Economics at the University of Cambridge. He completed his Bachelor’s in Economics at the University of Warwick, where he won the prize for best undergraduate policy dissertation. He presented this dissertation at the Carroll Round conference at Georgetown University in Washington DC.

Tristan speaks English.

Tel: +44 (0) 20 7776 6679

Tristan's specialisms include:

professional experience

  • Advised a major technology company regarding a collective damages claim relating to its app store practices (2021–)

  • Assessed UK government proposals for a more stringent merger regime in digital markets (2021)

  • Assessed the economics of business practices included in the Digital Markets Act for an industry association (2021)

  • Advised a major technology company in dispute with a global handset manufacturer in a dispute involving past licensing terms for cellular technologies (2020–)

  • Advised the Joint Defence Group of the Trucks Cartel regarding the economic assessment of pass-on (2021–)

  • Advised National Grid and Scottish Power regarding a damages claim against the high voltage cables cartel (2019–20)


  • MPhil Finance and Economics, University of Cambridge, UK

  • BSc Economics, University of Warwick, UK