Dr Fred Wandschneider

M: +49 151 1133 2062
T: +49 211 1760 9162
E: fwandschneider@ceg-europe.com


Frederick is a Senior Adviser and Head of CEG’s German office in Düsseldorf. He has applied a wide range of economic and econometric analyses to cases in the retail, telecommunications, transport, auto-motive, consumer goods and financial services sectors, with a focus
on economic damage estimation in the context of commercial litigation.

Fred is included among the six most highly regarded German competition economists in the Expert Guides 2020: Competition and Antitrust list and is repeatedly listed as a “Future Leader” in the Who’s Who Legal: Competition and Consulting Experts rankings. In 2020, the Düsseldorf team was also recognised as “Competition Economists of the Year in Germany”.

Over his career, Fred has acted in over 20 cartel damages cases for both plaintiffs and defendants in various European courts. In Germany, he provided expert advice on high-profile cases such as RoRo shipping, electronic cash or sugar. He also advises on mergers, regulatory issues and on broader commercial litigation and dispute topics.

Fred has written widely on competition matters, including the now second edition of the Handbuch Kartellrechtliche Schadensersatzklagen guide to cartel damages.

Before joining CEG in 2016, Fred was a Vice President at the competition practice of a multinational consulting firm in London and a researcher at the ESRC Centre for Competition Policy.

Frederick holds a Ph.D. from the University of East Anglia, an M.Sc. with distinction in Competition and Regulation Economics from Maastricht University and a B.Sc. in Business Administration and Economics from the University of Passau.

He is fluent in German and English.