Nitika Bagaria, PhD

Nitika Bagaria, PhD
Sr. Principal, Economist

Dr. Nitika Bagaria is a Senior Principal in Keystone’s London office. She delivers economic advice on merger control, cartel litigation and antitrust investigations. Dr. Bagaria specialises in the application of economic modelling to advise clients on antitrust and competition issues. Most recently, she completed a secondment at the UK competition authority, the CMA. Before that, she spent almost a decade at Charles River Associates consulting on several prominent mergers and abuse of dominance cases. She has worked with clients before the European Commission, the CMA as well as other national competition authorities across the EMEA region. Her experience covers a wide range of industries including financial services, technology, retail, aviation, telecommunications, media, pharma and entertainment.

Prior to CRA, she completed her PhD in Economics from LSE and MA in Economics from Columbia University. She has published in the Competition Policy International, Economic Journal and has taught postgraduate courses in Statistics at the London School of Economics and postgraduate Econometrics at London Business School.


  • PhD in Economics from London School of Economics
  • M.A. in Economics from Columbia University