Joanna Hornik

Joanna Hornik

Belgium, Brussels
Economist at Compass Lexecon
Profession: Economist, Adviser / Consultant
Industry: Competition, Economics, Consulting


I'm an Economists in the European competition policy practice of Compass Lexecon in Brussels. My work focuses on the application of economic analysis and econometric techniques to competition policy cases. I work on a range of competition cases, including multi-jurisdictional mergers, antitrust investigations and broader policy projects. My experience includes working for clients in various sectors, including digital platforms, media, electricity, insurance, and industrial markets.


Polish, English, French


AntitrustCompetition PolicyMerger Control


Compass Lexecon

Economist at Compass Lexecon

September 2017 - Present • Brussels, Belgium

Selected competition policy cases I worked on: (i) Mergers & Acquisitions: Discovery Channel/Scripps Networks (2018, pay TV), Smithfields/Pini Polonia (2018, meat production), COFINA/Media Capital (2019, media), companies in Slovenian electricity market (2019), PKN Orlen / Lotos (2020, Polish oil refiners); (ii) Anticompetitive agreements: concerted practice allegation in Ukraine, wood panel manufacturers cartel in Poland, information exchange in the insurance sector in Romania; (iii) Competitive assessments: agricultural sector in a country in the Black Sea region (as part of an assignment for the EBRD)


College of Europe

Master of Arts in European Economic Studies (Option: European Law and Economic Analysis).

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