Dr. Claici is a competition economics expert whose background combines consulting experience, academia, and nearly a decade at the European Commission’s Directorate-General for Competition (DG Competition).

Dr. Claici specializes in mergers, antitrust, and state aid cases. She also provides clients with insights on competition policy developments in the EU. She has supported the European Commission in European General Court hearings related to mergers and state aid.

Dr. Claici is a frequent speaker at conferences and seminars, and has been named one of the top competition economists by Who’s Who Legal. She has been published in numerous academic journals and has authored several book chapters in the areas of state aid and the digital revolution. In addition to her consulting work, Dr. Claici is currently a Visiting Professor at the College of Europe as well as at the Barcelona Graduate School of Economics.

Before joining Brattle, Dr. Claici was the Managing Director of a European economics consultancy’s Brussels office. Prior to that, she gained valuable experience at DG Competition, where she was a senior member of the Chief Economist Team and served as the coordinator for the European Competition Network of Chief Economists.



Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona
PhD and MA in Economics

Universitatea de Vest din Timişoara
BA in International Relations