Simon is a Senior Consultant in Oxera’s State aid and Competition teams. He has advised clients from a broad range of sectors, including transport, health, energy, telecommunications, sports, food and agriculture. His experience in state aid covers a wide range of issues, from compliance with the Market Economy Operator Principle (MEOP) to compatibility of aid and state aid damages. He has advised clients at all stages of the state aid procedure—from compliance to formal investigation, as well as appeals to the General Court. Beyond state aid matters, Simon also applies his skills to a range of competition issues such as antitrust and mergers. Prior to joining Oxera, Simon completed a Masters in Economics (MPhil) at the University of Oxford, focusing on microeconomics, public and behavioural economics. Simon speaks English, French, and Dutch.