Ciara Kalmus

Ciara Kalmus

United Kingdom, London, UK
Senior Vice President at Compass Lexecon
Profession: Economist, Adviser / Consultant
Industry: Media, Telecommunications, Competition, Economics


Ciara specialises in the economic analysis of media and telecoms sector. She was an Economic Director at Ofcom between 2014 – 2021. She led the economic analysis of Ofcom’s broadcasting work, including the Public Service Broadcasting Review and BBC regulation. Ciara has also been extensively involved in telecoms regulation, including successfully defending Ofcom’s market review of business connectivity before the Competition Appeals Tribunal.




AntitrustDigital MarketsMedia


Compass Lexecon

Senior Vice President at Compass Lexecon

October 2021 - Present • UK, London

Specialised in media and telecoms cases

Principal at Compass Lexecon

6 years 11 mth • September 2004 - August 2011 • London, United Kingdom

Antitrust and merger cases

The UK Office of Communications (Ofcom)

Economic Director at The UK Office of Communications (Ofcom)

10 years • September 2011 - September 2021 • London, United Kingdom

Led Economic analysis on telecoms and broadcasting cases.


London School of Economics

MSc Economics

Oxford University

BA Hons in PPE (Class I)

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