John combines innovative thought with deep expertise across business, regulation and government, to help clients successfully address novel and complex regulatory issues. He holds trusted advisor relationships with business leaders across all sectors of the economy in various jurisdictions. At Fingleton, he has built a talented team who advise on diverse matters with great outcomes for clients.
John is a frequent speaker on competition, consumer protection and regulation as well as contributing to significant policy developments. He is the Senior Independent Member on the Council of Innovate UK, a Trustee of the Centre for Economic Policy Research, and advises and has chaired the Executive Risk Committee at Australian Retailer Coles.
Prior to founding Fingleton, John was Chief Executive of the Office of Fair Trading, having previously run the Irish Competition Authority. He has also chaired the International Competition Network and sat on the Competition Committee of the OECD.