Derek Ritzmann

Economics Partners (Hong Kong)

Dr. Derek Ritzmann is an Economic Expert at Economics Partners, working across the Asia-Pacific region based in Hong Kong. He has been practicing as an economist for over 20 years and specializes in the economics of competition, regulation, and arbitration. Dr. Ritzmann has worked on a wide range of competition and regulation matters as an economist in both the private and public sectors, including many mergers, anti-competitive agreements, abuse of dominance cases, and economic regulation issues. Dr. Ritzmann spent over a decade as a senior economist at competition and regulatory agencies and consequently has significant expertise in dealing with agencies on such matters. He was the first Chief Economist of the Hong Kong Competition Commission, in the Chief Economist Team at the European Commission’s Competition Directorate, and the Principal Economist (for both competition and telecommunications regulation) at the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission. Most recently, he headed the Asia-Pacific practice based in Hong Kong of a large U.S. economic consulting firm; previously, he worked in private practice as an economist at two leading consulting firms in Europe and as a competition lawyer in Australia. He is listed in the Who’s Who Legal Directory as a Competition Economist. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Oxford University, an M.Sc. in Economics from the London School of Economics, and is a qualified lawyer in the USA, the UK, and Australia.

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Clifford Chance (Beijing)
Compass Lexecon (Hong Kong)
University of Hong Kong
CRA International (London)
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Baker McKenzie (Hong Kong)
University of New South Wales (Sydney)
Tencent (Shenzhen)

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