Election of ACE president
Peter Davis decided to leave CC September 1 2011, and Miguel de la Mano was elected as the new ACE president, starting September 1 2011. On the general assembly of ACE in Paris October 26 2012 Miguel de la Mano decided that he would step down. Thibaud Vergé was appointed as the new president from that date. He is the chief economist of the Autorité de la Concurrence (French Competition Authority).
Thibaud Vergé left the agency in 2013, and Giulio Federico from the CET (Chief Economist Team) in DG Competition became the new president in January 2014. Alexis Walckiers (Belgian Competition Authority) took over as president from January 2016.
ACE Elections to Steering Committee 1.1.2017-31.12.2019
Two new academic members of the steering committee were elected in December 2016 to serve for a 3-year period starting in January 2017:
David Martimort (Paris School of Economics)
Markus Reisinger (Frankfurt School of Finance & Management)
ACE Elections to Steering Committee 1.1.2016-31.12.2018
In December 2015 we held elections for 9 new members of the Steering Committee of ACE, to serve for a 3-year period starting in January 2016.
We had very good participation for the elections, and a tight vote especially for the consultancy slots.
As a result of the election the following people have been elected to the ACE Steering Committee starting on January 1 2016:
Raphaël De Coninck (CRA)
Hans Friederiszick (E.CA)
Bojana Ignjatovic (RBB)
David Spector (MAPP and Paris School of Economics)
Kate Collyer (CMA)
Penelope Papandropoulos (DG Competition)
Lars Sørgard (Norwegian Competition Authority)
Giacomo Calzolari (University of Bologna)
Greg Crawford (University of Zurich)
They join Bruno Jullien (University of Toulouse), Volker Nocke (University of Mannheim) and Alexis Walckiers (Belgian Competition Authority) on the ACE Steering Committee for 2016.
Formation of the ACE Executive Committee and selection of the President of ACE
Following the elections held in December 2015, the new Executive Committee of ACE was formed. It includes the following:
Agencies: Alexis Walckiers (Belgian Competition Authority
Consultancies: Raphaël De Coninck (CRA)
Academics: Volker Nocke (University of Mannheim)
As a result, Alexis Walckiers will be the new President of ACE from January 1 2016, taking over from Giulio Federico.