Andrea PezzoliDirector General, Competition at Italian Competition Authority
Andrea Pezzoli is Director General for Competition of the Italian Competition Authority, where he has worked since 1993 as head of the Investigative Directorate “Food, Pharmaceutical and Transport” and as Chief Economist. Previously he was a senior economist of the Research Department of Istituto Mobiliare Italiano (1981-86) and Head of the Industrial Policy Unit of the Centro Europeo Ricerche (1986-93).
He teaches Competition Issues at the University of Tor Vergata and at Luiss University in Rome. Author of several articles in the field of Competition Policy and Industrial Economics. He is the co-author with Lapo Berti of Le stagioni dell'antitrust: dalla tutela della concorrenza alla tutela del consumatore, UBE, 2010. More recently he wrote “Originators vs Originators: Competition Before the Market and Market Power Beyond Dominance” in G. Muscolo and G. Pitruzzella (eds), Competition and Patent Law in the Pharmaceutical Sector, Wolters Kluwer, 2016 and “Big Data e antitrust: un’occasione per tornare ad occuparci di struttura?” in Falce, V. e Olivieri, G. (eds.) “Big Data e Concorrenza nei Mercati Innovativi”, Giuffrè, to be published.