Alexis WalckiersDirector at E.CA Economics
Dr Alexis Walckiers is a Director in the Brussels office. Before joining E.CA, he was Chief Economist of the Belgian Competition Authority between 2010 and 2020. As Chief Economist, he sat on the board of the Authority and advised both investigation teams and Competition Colleges on the use of economic tools in competition cases. He has therefore advised on many cases in a range of industries. Alexis also represented the Belgian Competition Authority in international fora and served as the President of the Association of Competition Economics. He holds degrees in philosophy and physics, as well as a PhD in Economics from the Université Libre de Bruxelles, where he teaches microeconomics to business students. He has published several papers in competition and economic journals, including the Journal of the European Economic Association. He has previously advised the Minister of Economic Affairs on competition issues and he has worked for an economics consultancy.