David Starkie

David Starkie is a Senior Associate with Case. 

David has extensive experience in regulatory and competition economics with a particular focus on transport. He has held Government and academic positions, and has been a director of several international consulting companies.

David has provided assistance on competition and merger proceedings before the European Commission and national competition authorities and in litigation in UK, New Zealand and Ireland.  He was the British Government’s expert in remedial proceedings following the Heathrow Airport dispute between the US and British governments. Since 1972 he has advised several Australian Government inquires/Committees, and UK House of Commons’ Select Committees on a wide range of inquiries, including the British motor industry, computer reservation systems, US/UK aviation bilateral agreements and motorway charging schemes.

David played a major role in advising the UK Department of Transport on strategic options for privatising British Rail, and has advised the European Commission and sectoral regulators on telecom interconnection policies, railway and airport access and price caps.  He was a member of the Civil Aviation Authority’s expert panel drawing-up guidelines for the assessment of airport market power. He has assisted bidders for projects under the UK government’s private finance initiative (PFI).  

David has held various positions in UK and Australian Universities. He holds a BSc and MSc in economics from the London School of Economics. He is on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Air Transport Management, co-editor of the Journal of Transport Economics & Policy, and has published widely in academic and professional journals. 

Email: WStarkie@aol.com

Telephone: +44 (0) 7973505967

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