Carl Christian von Weizsäcker

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Carl Christian von Weizsäcker is a globally recognised competition and energy expert with several years of experience in academic consulting and who has been associated with Frontier Economics' Cologne office since 2003. He has appeared as an expert witness and adviser in numerous competition law cases before the European Commission, the European Court of First Instance, the German Federal Cartel Office, the Office of Fair Trading and other government bodies.He was a professor of economics at the Universities of Heidelberg, Bonn, Bielefeld, Bern and Cologne as well as at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology before retiring from the University of Cologne in 2003. While in Cologne, he was also the director of the Institute of Energy Economics (1986 to 2003). His main research interest is welfare economics, and his applied work focuses on competition policy and energy policy.Carl Christian von Weizsäcker is also a member of numerous other advisory boards of government institutions, organisations and private companies.From 1989 to 1998, he held the chair of the German Monopolies Commission, and since 1977 Carl Christian von Weizsäcker has been a member of the Advisory Council of the German Minister of Economic Affairs. He currently also works as a senior research fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Research on Collective Goods.

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