Kirti Kumar Mehta- Brussels
Mr. Kirti Mehta is former Cartels Director in the Directorate General for Competition in the European Commission. Holding a Ph.D in Quantitative economics specialising in the fields of competitive analysis and international trade from London School of Economics, Kirti Mehta's last assignment with DG Competition, EU Commission, was that of Principal Advisor. Prior to joining the Commission, he was a senior economist in the Commodity Analysis and Export Projections department of the World Bank, Washington D.C. His expertise principally covers competition and trade law and economics. Aside from enforcement responsibilities, he directed the development of EU Commission's market definition notice and guidelines on merger transactions as well as revisions of guidelines on vertical restraints, joint ventures, technology transfer agreements and legislative texts on horizontal state aids.