Charlie is a testifying expert economist with over 15 years of experience supporting clients in both Asia and Europe on a number of high-profile cases. He is the leader of AlixPartners’ Chinese Economics Practice and has assisted his Asian clients on antitrust investigation, litigation, and commercial disputes such as intellectual property matters. In the UK and Europe, he has extensive experience in litigations in the English High Court and the UK Competition Appeal Tribunal, and he has engaged in regulatory cases, antitrust investigations, and mergers. 

Charlie regularly submits reports to courts and antitrust authorities such as ICC Arbitral Tribunal at Singapore, Guangdong High Court, China’s State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR), Hong Kong Competition Commission, Hong Kong Competition Tribunal, UK Competition Appeal Tribunal and English High Court. He has also testified before courts including the Guangdong High Court in China and the ICC Arbitral Tribunal at Singapore. 

Previously, Charlie was with UK’s Office of Communications and Charles River Associates. He did his PhD at the London School of Economics and Political Science and remains a guest lecturer at the school. He divides his time between the UK and China and speaks fluent Mandarin and English.

Selected experience

  • Expert advisor for class actions in multiple jurisdictions against two global big tech firms for damages from their app store terms and conditions
  • Expert advisor for an online shopping service provider against a global big tech firm re self-preferencing in search
  • Expert advisor for a major game developer against a big tech firm before UK Competition Appeal Tribunal
  • Expert for a Japanese supplier regarding damages claim from a major German OEM in relation to the capacitors cartel
  • Expert for a major Korean semiconductor firm re antitrust investigation on abuse of collective dominance by SAMR China
  • Expert advisor for Hong Kong Competition Commission re antitrust investigation/litigation before Hong Kong Competition Tribunal
  • Expert advisor for Peugeot re a bearings cartel follow-on damages claim before UK Competition Appeal Tribunal
  • Expert advisor for a major Korean manufacturer re an LCD CRT cartel follow-on damages claim
  • Testifying expert for a Korean licensor re IP licensing dispute damages before the ICC Arbitral Tribunal at Singapore
  • Testifying expert for a Chinese gaming company re IP infringement damages before Guangdong High Court
  • Expert advisor for a major Taiwan mobile OEM re 3G SEPs before English High Court
  • Expert advisor for a Chinese online broadcaster re broadcast agreement dispute before English High Court
  • Expert advisor for a leading Chinese telecoms firm against a leading US semiconductor firm re SEP FRAND