Advising the CMA on Digital Markets

Professor Anja Lambrecht has been appointed as a Digital Expert by the CMA to help level the digital playing field for consumers in the UK

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The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has appointed specialists at the forefront of technological innovation and online competition to tackle the dominance of some of the world’s most powerful firms. Professor of Marketing at London Business School Anja Lambrecht is part of the team advising the CMA as it prepares for new powers to oversee digital markets.

The experts advising the CMA alongside Anja are:

  • Professor Annabelle Gawer, Chaired Professor in Digital Economy and Director of the Centre of Digital Economy at Surrey Business School, University of Surrey
  • Professor Neil Lawrence, DeepMind Professor of Machine Learning at the University of Cambridge, Senior AI Fellow at the Alan Turing Institute
  • Geoffrey Myers, Visiting Professor in Practice at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Former Director of Competition Economics at Ofcom
  • Mark Nottingham, Expert in Internet standards, contributor to the Internet Engineering Task Force and Member of the Board of Directors for the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C)
  • Professor Sir Nigel Shadbolt, Principal of Jesus College, Oxford and Professorial Research Fellow in the Department of Computer Science, University of Oxford. Chair of the Open Data Institute
  • Rod Sims AO, Professor, Crawford School of Public Policy, at the Australian National University. Former Chair of The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC)
  • Dina Srinivasan, Researcher and lawyer. Fellow, Thurman Arnold Project, Yale University
  • Dr Mahlet Zimeta, Data and technology policy expert, previously Head of Public Policy at the Open Data Institute and Senior Policy Adviser at the Royal Society.

Commenting on her appointment, Anja said:

“I am delighted to be working alongside such a distinguished team of experts and look forward to providing the insight and practical experience that will help the CMA to ensure that consumers and businesses can fully benefit from online markets.”