Simon Holmes advised on competition law for some 35 years before joining the CAT. He was latterly head of competition at SJ Berwin and then King & Wood Mallesons –first in the UK and Europe and then on a global basis.
He is a Visiting Professor at Oxford University where he teaches competition law. He is also an adviser to the NGO, ClientEarth; a strategic Adviser to SustainablePublicAffairs in Brussels; a member of the competition commission of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC); a member of the international advisory board of the LDC (Insituto de derecho de la competencia); and an associate member of the UCL Centre for Law, Economics, and Society (CLES).
He writes and speaks regularly on competition and regulatory issues (most recently on the relationship between climate change, sustainability and competition law).