Mariam Arutyunyan is Associate Principal in the European Competition Practice of Charles River Associates. She is an empirical economist and advises clients on competition and antitrust economics including horizontal and vertical mergers, abuse of dominance investigations, and market investigations.
Since joining CRA in 2017, Mariam has advised clients before the European Commission, the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), DOJ in the US, CADE in Brazil, as well as other national competition authorities. This included numerous high profile cases across a variety of industries including local retail (Sainsbury’s/Asda, UK; Loxam/UKP, UK), local delivery (Uber/Postmates, US), offshore oil & gas and marine (Kongsberg / Rolls Royce, European Commission), telecoms (Cellnex/CK Hutchison, UK; Cellnex/Arqiva, UK), TV and music streaming (advising Sony Music on the CMA’s Music Streaming investigation, UK; PPF/CME, the Czech Republic), live entertainment venues (AEG/Onex JV, UK), industrials (Ingersoll Rand/Gardner Denver, European Commission), and pharmaceuticals (abuse of dominance position, UK).
Prior to joining CRA, Mariam completed MPhil in Economic Research from the University of Cambridge (Cambridge, UK) and BSc in Economics from the Higher School of Economics (Moscow, Russia). Her working languages are English, Russian and Armenian.