Juan Delgado is an independent economic advisor specializing in antitrust, regulation and public policies. He has longstanding experience in the application of economic research and analysis to policy issues. He has worked in the fields of antitrust, competition and regulatory policies, as a policymaker, a researcher and a consultant. Juan’s expertise covers several sectors including energy, climate change, telecoms, payment markets, and industrial and consumer goods.
Until 2011, Juan Delgado was the first-ever Chief Economist of the Spanish antitrust agency CNC where he provided economic and econometric advice in monopolization cases, cartels and mergers and participated in the discussion and design of new policy initiatives at national and EU level.
Prior to that, he was a research fellow at the European think-tank Bruegel and at the Harvard Kennedy School where, as a policy analyst on market regulation and competition, energy and climate change, he assessed existing and new policies, contributed to the design of new policy initiatives and provided independent advice to corporations and governments. He has also worked as an economist with the Competition Directorate of the European Commission and with the Spanish Telecoms regulator CMT.
Juan Delgado has written extensively in academic and policy journals and other publications. He has published articles in the European Competition Law Review, the Journal of Economic Theory, the Journal of Industrial Economics, Economic Theory and CESifo Economic Studies. He is a regular speaker at specialized events and is an active player in the economic policy debate at national and European levels. Juan holds a PhD in Economics from the Universidad Carlos III in Madrid, an MSc in Economics from Warwick University and a BSc from the Universidad de Alicante (Spain).
Juan is currently a Director at Global Economics Group. He is also a Research Associate at the Basque Center for Climate Change BC3. He currently lectures on Energy and Climate Business and Economics and on Competition Policy at IE University and Universidad Carlos III in Madrid.