Dr Roberto Balmer and Thierry Wetzel join CEG Zurich office

May 25, 2021

Dr Roberto Balmer has joined CEG as a Senior Adviser. He will lead the Zurich office as well as CEG Europe’s regulatory practice with a focus on market liberalisation, privatisations, price regulation, regulatory impact assessments, benchmarking and auction design.

Roberto formerly chaired an economic consulting boutique, worked at the Swiss Federal Office of Communications as well as in the tech industry and was a lecturer in Economics at the University of Lugano. He has particular expertise in market regulation, public policy, competition and disputes in a number of industries (telecoms, IT, media and energy).

Roberto is joined by Thierry Wetzel, who has been recruited from Oxera. Thierry will contribute to CEG`s growing competition and dispute practices, with a particular focus on merger proceedings, damage disputes and collective class actions. The firm expects to announce further expansions of the team in due course.