Andrew Williams-Fry is an associate partner with DT Economics. He is a regulatory economist and adviser on government, public policy and consumer affairs. He has 20 years of experience as a regulator and consultant. He has led 14 multi-year regulatory and competition reviews, including 5 price controls and has developed economic, financial and operational evidence for business cases, and created new regulatory frameworks in aviation and the payments sector.
He has held senior executive roles at Thames Water, Gatwick Airport, NATS air traffic control and Mastercard, developing corporate and regulatory strategy. He has advised on regulatory and competition issues in financial services, aviation, payments, water, rail, crypto currencies, road transport, postal services and utilities sectors, as well as merger clearance and anti-competitive abuse cases and regulatory appeals. He has global experience from working in UK, the EU, the Middle East, Asia and Australasia.
As a government and consumer affairs professional, Andrew has led major campaigns, given evidence to Parliamentary Committees and built coalitions of law makers.
Andrew is currently a Board Member of the UK Government’s Regulatory Policy Committee (RPC). He is also an adviser to the Office of Rail and Road, the UK transport regulator.
Andrew holds a Masters in Economics from the London School of Economics, an MBA from the University of Warwick and a Competition Law diploma from Kings College London. He is a Member of the Institute of Directors, the Institute of Consumer Affairs and the Institute of Regulation.