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.
Senior Vice President at Compass Lexecon
October 2021 - Present • UK, LondonSpecialised in media and telecoms cases
Principal at Compass Lexecon
6 years 11 mth • September 2004 - August 2011 • London, United KingdomAntitrust 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 KingdomLed Economic analysis on telecoms and broadcasting cases.
London School of Economics
1996 - 1997
1992 - 1995
BA Hons in PPE (Class I)