Non Executive Board Member
Lara was appointed a non-executive director of the JCRA in October 2020.
Lara is a competition and regulatory policy expert with significant experience in the public and private sectors.
Until recently she was a partner at Flint Global and Co-Head of its Competition and Regulatory practice; in this role she provided competition, regulatory and strategic advice to clients on how to manage the impact of changes in regulation, competition law and government policy on their businesses. Prior to that, Lara was an Inquiry Director in the Markets and Mergers Directorate of the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), leading various market investigations and internal strategic projects. She was also a member of the CMA’s Senior Leadership Team and Operations Board overseeing operational matters.
Before joining the CMA, Lara worked for the UK's communications regulator, Ofcom, where she was a Programme Director with expertise in European and UK telecommunications policy. Prior to this, she spent four years in Arthur Andersen’s Economic and Financial Consulting team leading major litigation and valuation projects across different sectors.
She is currently Managing Director of Sigma Economics Limited. She is also a Trustee at the Reform think tank.