Senior Expert, DG Comp, European Commission
Adriaan Dierx is a senior expert on ex-post economic evaluation within the Competition Directorate General of the European Commission. He has managed a number of studies aimed at evaluating the economic impact of the European Commission’s competition policy interventions. Previously, he was entrusted with the investigation of antitrust infringements and merger proposals in transport, postal and other services sectors.
Before moving to the Competition Directorate General, Adriaan was responsible for analysing EU market integration, competitiveness and innovation policies within the Directorate General for Economic and Financial Affairs. He has been intensively involved in discussions on how to stimulate structural reforms within the European Union with a view to improve its economic performance.
Adriaan has a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Pittsburgh. He has published on EU structural reform, economic integration and regional development issues in international journals, books and European Economy working papers.