Dr Claus Kastberg Nielsen is partner in Copenhagen Economics and an experienced economics consultant specialised in advising private and public clients in antitrust matters, mergers, damage claims, and cases concerning regulatory design and management. He has ample experience providing hard facts and clear arguments to Nordic and European competition authorities and – as an expert witness – to courts. He has industry experience from all network sectors, as well as industrial production, agriculture, construction, retail and service. He has experiences from Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Germany, Italy and Brussels. Claus resides in Brussels and manages the Brussels branch of Copenhagen Economics, which he founded back in 2000. Claus has a PhD in Economics from Aarhus University.