Catherine Batchelor | Digital Markets Unit, Competition and Markets Authority

Catherine BatchelorCatherine is a Director within the Digital Markets Unit at the UK Competition and Markets Authority, where she is responsible for leading work to prepare for the new pro-competition regime for digital markets. She previously led the Digital Markets Taskforce, providing advice to the UK Government on the design and implementation of pro-competition measures for digital markets, building on the proposals put forward by the Digital Competition Expert Panel, chaired by Jason Furman. She also leads the CMA’s work on wider areas of the CMA’s digital markets policy.

Prior to joining the CMA, Catherine worked at the Financial Conduct Authority, the UK’s conduct regulator for financial services in a range of roles including considering competition and innovation within financial services, including a secondment to HM Treasury as Head of FinTech Strategy.

Catherine holds a BSc in Economics as well as an MSc in the Economics of Regulation and Competition.