Oxera opens new office in Rome, Italy, fifth operation in Europe

15 May 2017 Consultancy.uk 1 min. read
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Oxera is opening a new office in Rome, Italy, its fifth hub in Europe. To lead the new operation the economics consultancy has hired Leonardo Mautino, who will head the Rome office, and Alfredo Macchiati, a former Professor of economics tasked with driving business development activities.

Founded in 1982, Oxera has become one of Europe's largest specialised economics research and advisory firms, boasting over 150 professionals.

The firm's new office in the Italian capital of Rome adds to its current presence in London (headquarter), Oxford, Berlin and Brussels. The aim of the office is to better position the firm in Italy through a local team of experts, to serve its private and public sector clients across the country, including companies, regulators and government policymakers.

Leonardo Mautino and Alfredo Macchiati - Oxera

The new office will be headed by firm veteran Leonardo Mautino, he joined the consultancy in 2002, shortly after his completion of a DPhil in Economics at the University of Oxford. He has since risen through the ranks, becoming a Partner at the firm in 2014.

To accelerate the development of the new office, and to support its business development activities, the firm has appointed Alfredo Macchiati, a Professor of Economic Policy at the LUISS Department of Political Science. Aside from his role as Professor, he has worked across a number of public sector and private sector roles. His expertise is primarily in the areas of regulation and competition in the infrastructure, energy and transport sectors.