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UK Competition Law Conference
February 2024
London, United Kingdom

Sarah Cardell
Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Competition and Markets Authority(CMA)


Sarah Cardell was appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) on 19 December 2022. She serves as a member of the CMA’s Board and leads the CMA’s Senior Executive Team. She was previously the CMA’s General Counsel (from September 2013), with responsibility for leading the CMA’s Legal Service and Policy & International directorates as well as the CMA’s Digital Market Unit. As General Counsel, Sarah served as the legal adviser to the Board. She joined the CMA from Ofgem (the UK regulator for electricity and gas markets) where she was the Legal Partner of the Markets Division, leading on competition law matters. She previously worked at Slaughter and May in London as a Partner in the Competition Group, advising across a wide range of EU and UK merger and antitrust cases.

Agenda Sessions

  • CMA Perspectives on Merger Control in 2023