Professor A. BANAL-ESTANOL is Associate Professor at Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Affiliated Professor at City University of London and research fellow at the IESE Business School and at the DIW Berlin. Previously, he held teaching and research positions at the University of Western Ontario in Canada, IFP-Energies Nouvelles in France, Northwestern University in the US, University of Cambridge and London Business School in the UK and University of Mannheim in Germany.
He has over 15 years of experience undertaking research, teaching and consultancy in the areas of competition policy, regulation and finance. He has published more than 20 articles in some of the most prestigious academic journals in the area. He has organised and delivered an extensive range of professionally-oriented executive training courses for competition authorities and regulators, government agencies and private companies.
He has provided consultancy advice in several competition cases and is a current member of the Academic Panels of the UK’s competition authority, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), and the UK’s energy regulator, the Office for Gas and Electricity Markets (Ofgem). He has also acted as a technical expert for several reports for competition authorities and regulation agencies such as the UK’s OFT and the European Commission’s DG Competition.