Adrian Payne

Senior Advisor

Adrian has over 30 years’ experience advising business and government as an economist and competition consultant. He has deep expertise in market investigations and merger control, and has been closely involved in hundreds of UK merger investigations across all sectors.

Between 2002 and 2013 Adrian was Head of Merger Economics at the Office of Fair Trading and, before that, was a Director at PwC specialising in strategy, policy and economic analysis.

Adrian also provides training and coaching for staff seeking to develop their competition expertise and has worked internationally with competition agencies in this area.

Adrian has degrees in economics from Oxford University.