Our Professionals

Chris Pike

Head of Digital Markets

Managing Director

London

Chris joined Fideres in 2021. Chris holds a PhD, an MA and BA in Economics from the University of East Anglia. Before joining Fideres, Chris worked as a Competition Expert for the OECD where he led the economic thinking on antitrust and regulation within digital markets, as well the role for competition law & policy in delivering inclusivity. He also led a working party of the OECD Competition Committee in developing a new international standard on competitive neutrality and a revision of the standard on competitive assessment (in light of the digitalization of the economy). Prior to the OECD, Chris advised the UK government’s Department of Trade & Industry on the benefits of competition policy, and the UK Competition Commission (predecessor to the Competition and Markets Authority) on digital mergers, retail market investigations and competition cases. He was an advisor to the Co-operation and Competition Panel, where he advised on mergers, market studies and antitrust in publicly-funded healthcare markets, and later became Director of Competition Economics at the UK Healthcare Regulator. Chris is a founding member of the Centre for Competition Policy of the University of East Anglia. He remains an associate of the Centre, a member of various advisory boards at non-profit making organizations, and peer reviews papers for the Journal of Competition Law and Economics & the Journal of Antitrust Enforcement.

Experience

2021 – to date
Fideres Partners LLP, Head of Digital Markets

2015 – 2021
OECD, Competition Expert

2013 – 2015
Monitor (UK Healthcare Regulator), Director of Competition Economics

2012 – 2013
Monitor (UK Healthcare Regulator), Senior Economic Advisor

2009 – 2012
Co-operation and Competition Panel, Economic Advisor

2006 – 2009
Competition Commission (predecessor to the Competition and Markets Authority), Assistant Economist

Education

2002 – 2006, University of East Anglia, PhD Economics
2001 – 2002, University of East Anglia, MA Economics
1998 – 2001, University of East Anglia, BA Economics

Chris Pike