Andrew McLean is a PhD Candidate at University College London and a Junior Research Fellow at the UCL Centre for Law, Economics and Society. Andrew’s research, which is supported by a UCL Laws Scholarship, focuses on the intersection between antitrust, finance and innovation. He is especially interested in how the ascendency of capital markets and shareholder primacy affects firms’ competitive and innovative strategies.
Andrew is also a Teaching Fellow at UCL Faculty of Laws, where he teaches on LLM courses in EU and UK competition law, competition law and intellectual property rights, and the role of economics in competition law and practice.
Andrew holds an MA in Economics from the University of Edinburgh and an LLM in Law and Economics with Distinction from Queen Mary University of London. Before joining UCL, Andrew worked as an investment consultant at KPMG and more recently acted as an advisor on competition law to the UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office.
During his stay in the United States, Andrew will be writing about the issue of common ownership and the concentration of the passive equity investment industry.