Sir Philip Lowe

Distinguished fellow
Areas of expertise 

Competition and state aid policy, energy policy, UK and EU relations

Sir Philip Lowe KCMG is a distinguished fellow at the Centre for European Reform and a partner in Oxera Consulting. He graduated from St John's College, Oxford and London Business School. Following a period in industry, he joined the European Commission in 1973 where he was Director-General for Development (1997-2000), for Competition (2002-2010) and for Energy (2010-2014). He was a non-executive director of the UK CMA (2013-2016) and is currently Chair of the EUI Competition Law Workshop, and of the World Energy Council’s Trilemma Initiative.

Philip is a frequent contributor to debates on competition and on energy policy in the EU, the UK and more widely.


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