Oxera promotes Gareth Shier and Nicole Rosenboom

18 May 2021 Consultancy.eu 2 min. read
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Oxera has promoted to of its Amsterdam-based senior consultants – Gareth Shier and Nicole Rosenboom – to principal.

Gareth Shier has been with Oxera since 2014, having previously gained consulting experience at Charles River Associates (focused on competition economics) and Accenture (focused on digital transformation). At Oxera, he specialises in competition, telecoms and media.

Shier has advised clients from numerous sectors on a range of competition issues, including merger proceedings, abuse of dominance, collusion and vertical restraints. His experience includes cases before the European Commission, national regulators and the US FTC, covering sectors such as telecoms, broadcasting, airlines, energy, pharmaceuticals, consumer goods, post and freight. 

Gareth Shier and Nicole Rosenboom - Oxera

His telecoms and media experience includes advising a range of international clients, as well as regulatory authorities, on a variety of competition, regulation and commercial matters. These include mergers, regulatory impact assessments, wholesale-must-offer obligations, international pay-TV performance benchmarking, Next Generation Access pricing, copyright exceptions and content licensing.

Nicole Rosenboom joined Oxera when the consultancy established its Amsterdam office in 2018 from SEO Economisch Onderzoek, a leading Dutch economics consulting boutique, where she worked for eight years. She specialises in competition economics and antitrust damages.

Since joining, Rosenboom has provided advice to companies on determining the relevant market, dominant positions and abuse, and antitrust damages claims. Her experience includes cases covering sectors such as agriculture, beer, energy, real estate (finance), supermarkets and the media.

Meanwhile, in the same promotion round, Oxera elevated three to principal level in its London office. Commenting on the promotions, Oxera’s Managing Partner Helen Jenkins said that she “is thrilled to be able to celebrate the success of so many young economists at Oxera” and that their “talent will help to bring new insights to our clients.”

Founded in 1982, Oxera is one of Europe’s leading economics consultancies. The firm has over 200 professionals working from eight offices across the continent.