Mariam Arutyunyan is an Associate Principal at the European Competition Practice of Charles River Associates. Since joining CRA in 2017, she has advised on mergers and abuse of dominance cases before the European Commission, the UK Competition and Markets Authority as well as other national competition authorities. Her work spanned a variety of industries, including retail, pharmaceuticals, offshore oil & gas and marine engineering, and pay TV.
She wrote her Master’s thesis titled “European Cartel Enforcement: Evidence from the Stock Market”, in which she analysed the effect of changes in EU antitrust fines on members of investigated as well as undetected cartels. Prior to joining CRA, she interned in the Risk Management department of MMC Norilsk Nickel – one of the world’s largest producers of nickel and palladium. Her working languages are English, Russian and Armenian.
- MPhil Economic Research (with distinction), University of Cambridge
- BSc Economics (with honours), National Research University Higher School of Economics, Russia