Professor Martin Cave

Professor Martin Cave has been a CERRE Joint academic director from the setting-up of CERRE in April 2010. A Deputy Chairman of the UK Competition Commission and a Visiting Professor at Imperial College Business School, Martin Cave is an economist specialising in competition issues and the regulation of network industries. He was BP Centennial Professor at the London School of Economics in 2010/11 and Professor at Warwick Business School from 2001 to 2010. Prior to that he was Professor of Economics and Vice-Principal at Brunel University.

Prof. Cave has undertaken several independent reviews for the UK government, into spectrum policy, the regulation of social housing and competition and innovation in the water sector. He has also advised governments and regulators throughout the world on competition and regulation in a number of sectors. He was a member of the Competition Commission from 1996 to 2002. He was awarded an OBE for public service in 2009.