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Members

The decision making body for each inquiry is a group of at least three independent experts, drawn from a wider panel of around 50 appointed members. Members are supported by a specialist staff team on each inquiry. Inquiry groups are usually led by the CCs Chairman Roger Witcomb or the Deputy Chairman Laura Carstensen

Members are appointed by Department for Business, Innovation and Skills to the CC for eight years, following open competition. They are selected and appointed for their experience, ability and diversity of skills in competition economics, law, finance and industry. All except the Chairman work part-time for the CC.


Chairman                                    Deputy Chairman

Roger Witcomb
Roger Witcomb

Laura Carstensen


Non-Executive Council Members


Grey Denham


Dame Patricia Hodgson DBE

Lesley Watkins


Reporting Panel Members
Groups of at least three members are selected to undertake each inquiry, usually led by the CC Chairman or a Deputy Chairman.


Robin Aaronson

Jayne
Almond
John Cubbin
Professor John Cubbin
Roger Davis
Roger Davis
Carolan Dobson
Carolan Dobson
Barbara Donoghue
Barbara Donoghue
Phil Evans
Phil Evans
Simon Evenett
Professor Simon Evenett
Richard Farrant
Richard Farrant
Roger Finbow
Roger Finbow
Ivar Grey
Ivar Grey
Jill Hill
Jill Hill
Thomas Hoehn
Professor Thomas Hoehn
Katherine Holmes
Katherine Holmes

Alexander Johnson
Alexander Johnston
Ian Jones
Ian Jones
Peter Jones
Peter Jones
John Longworth
John Longworth
Robin Mason
Professor Robin
Mason
Tony Morris
Tony Morris
Malcolm Nicholson
Malcolm Nicholson
Stephen Oram
Stephen Oram
Jeremy Peat
Jeremy Peat
Ed Smith
Ed Smith
John Smith
John Smith
Anthony Stern
Anthony Stern
Tony Stoller
Tony Stoller
Puliyar Sudarsanam
Professor Sudi
Sudarsanam
Richard Taylor
Richard Taylor
Michael Waterson
Professor Michael Waterson
Jonathan Whiticar
Jonathan Whiticar
Fiona Woolf
Fiona Woolf CBE



The Utilities [water, electricity, gas and energy code modification appeals] Panel
Each inquiry involving the utilities sector must include at least one member of the utilities panel.

Jayne Almond
Jayne
Almond
John Cubbin
Professor John Cubbin
Roger Davis
Roger Davis
Richard Farrant
Richard Farrant
Alexander Johnston
Alexander Johnston
Peter Jones
Peter Jones
John Smith
John Smith
 
Sudi Sudarsanam
Professor Sudi
Sudarsanam
Michael Waterson
Professor Michael Waterson
Jonathan Whiticar
Jonathan Whiticar
Roger Whitcomb
Roger Witcomb
Fiona Woolf
Fiona Woolf CBE
   

 

Newspaper Panel


Stephen Oram

Jeremy Peat

Tony Stoller

 

Communications Act Panel


John Cubbin
Thomas Hoehn
Professor Thomas Hoehn
Robin Mason
Professor Robin Mason

Stephen Oram

Tony Stoller



The Remedies Standing Group
This group oversees implementation of any remedial action required by the CC following an inquiry.

Laura Carstensen Thomas Hoehn
Professor Thomas Hoehn
Katherine Holmes
Katherine Holmes
John Smith
John Smith
Roger Witcomb
Roger Witcomb
 

 

The Finance and Regulation Group
The Competition Commission has established a group of individuals to act in an advisory capacity on regulatory matters including the cost of capital and financeability. These individuals have been selected because of their particular experience in the area.

Carolan Dobson
Carolan Dobson

Chair
John Smith
John Smith
Sudi Sudarsanam
Professor Sudi Sudarsanam
Robin Mason
Professor Robin Mason
Alan Gregory
Professor
Alan Gregory
FCMA

External Advisor
Roger Witcomb
Roger Whitcomb

 

Academic Panellists
The Competition Commission has an academic panel of economists to act in an advisory capacity to staff. These individuals have been invited to sit on the panel because of their particular experience and research in the area.


Walter Beckert

Pierre Dubois

Richard Green

Paul Klemperer

Lars Nesheim

Volker Nocke

Philipp Schmidt-Dengler

Howard Smith

Andrew Sweeting

Tommaso Valletti