George joined the Melbourne office as a Partner when RBB Economics was established in Australia in 2009, and since then he has advised clients on a number of contentious mergers before the ACCC as well as a variety of behavioural matters involving the alleged misuse of market power. He is a member of the Consumer and Competition Committee of the Business Law Section of the Australian Law Council and is listed in Who’s Who Legal of Competition Lawyers and Economists.
George has worked as a micro-economist for 20 years. He has assisted clients in Australia, Asia and Europe, including the European Commission, on a wide range of economic and regulatory issues. Prior to joining RBB George worked in-house at Telstra where he helped determine prices in both regulated wholesale markets and competitive retail markets. He was also an economic consultant based in the UK for eight years where he developed and led the communications practice at Europe Economics. He advised companies and regulatory authorities on a wide range of competition, regulatory and public policy issues, including pricing and cost determinations and assessments of anti-competitive behaviour by operators with market power.