Dr. Ian Small is a Senior Vice President at Compass Lexecon, based in our London office.
Ian specializes in applying econometric techniques to antitrust matters and has over 20 years of experience working as an economic consultant. He has worked on many high-profile competition cases in various jurisdictions. These include merger cases before the European Commission, such as Andromeda/Nireus/Selonda, Rexam/Ball, INEOS/Solvay, Ryanair/Aer Lingus, UPS/TNT, Unilever/Sara Lee, Panasonic/Sanyo, Sappi/M-Real and Pernod Ricard/V&S. He has also worked on various cases before the UK CMA, including Sainsbury’s/Asda, Celesio/Sainsbury’s, OUP/NT, Unilever/Alberto Culver, and Travis Perkins/BSS.
Ian has worked on significant non-merger cases, including damages cases following-on from the European Commission’s investigation into credit card interchange fees and the Airfreight cartel, the OFT’s investigations into the Dairy Product Price Initiative and Scottish Milk Prices, as well as various Competition Commission market inquiries.
Prior to becoming an economic consultant, Ian was an economic specialist at the Bank of England. He has earned a Ph.D. in Economics from Queen Mary University of London, an M.Sc. in Economics from Queen Mary University of London, and a B.A. in Economics from the University of Manchester.