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Since July 1, 2011, Lars-Hendrik Röller has been appointed Director General of the Economic and Financial Policy Division of the German Federal Chancellery. Previous to becoming a member of Bruegel’s board Roller contributed to Bruegel’s research as a non-resident fellow, a position he held from 2006 to 2010.
Lars-Hendrik Röller was appointed President of ESMT European School of Management and Technology on September 1, 2006. Since 2007 he has been a Research Professor at the Wissenschaftszentrum Berlin (WZB).
In 2003 Lars-Hendrik Röller was appointed Europe’s first Chief Competition Economist of the European Commission, a position he held until 2006. He is the President of the German Economic Association and international Affiliate at Georgetown University in Washington D.C. and Research Fellow at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) in London. From 2005 - 2007 he was President of the European Association for Research in Industrial Economics (EARIE).
Lars-Hendrik Röller is a Fellow of the European Economic Association and a member of the Berlin Brandenburg Academy of Sciences. In 2002 he was awarded the Gossen Prize (to honor a German economist whose work has gained international reputation).
Lars-Hendrik Röller is on the editorial board of the several leading international journals and has published extensively in the area of competition, technology and market structure. He has consulted international companies, governments and international organizations on issues of competition, strategy and regulation. He is co-founder and senior advisor of ESMT Competition Analysis, a consultancy working exclusively on economic assessments in the field of antitrust and regulatory.
Lars-Hendrik Röller holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania. He also holds an M.A. degree in Economics and an M.Sc. degree in Artificial Intelligence from the University of Pennsylvania as well as an B.S. in Computer Science from Texas A&M University.