Professor Martin Cave

Professor Martin Cave is a founding Joint Academic Director of CERRE. Since October 2018, he is Chair of Ofgem, the UK energy regulator. Prior to that, he was an inquiry chair at the UK Competition and Markets Authority, having formerly been a deputy chair at the UK Competition Commission. He is currently a visiting professor at the London School of Economics, and formerly held chairs at Brunel University, at Warwick University and at the London School of Economics.

Professor Cave is an economist specialising in competition law and the regulation of network industries, including communications, energy and transport. He has 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.