John Fingleton became Chief Executive of the OFT in October 2005 for a five year term. He had previously been Chairperson of the Irish Competition authority since May 2000. John is Chair of the Association of Competition Economics, and represents the UK on the Competition Committee of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). He also sits on the board of several journals that specialise in competition policy. John studied economics at Trinity College, Dublin and Nuffield College Oxford. He taught economics at Trinity College, Dublin from 1991 to 2000 and held visiting positions at the Universite Libre de Bruxelles (1995) and the Graduate School of Business at the University of Chicago (1998-2000).
This seminar is organised in cooperation with OXIGED, University of Oxford.