Dr. Robert Scherf applies economic theory and data analysis to support clients in antitrust proceedings regarding agreements, abuses of dominance, merger reviews and regulatory matters.

Dr. Robert Scherf has extensive experience working on economic expert reports assessing market definition, market power, competitive effects and damages in antitrust proceedings. He has advised clients on stand-alone and follow-on competition litigation before courts in the UK, US and Germany. He works across a broad range of industries including pharmaceuticals, online platforms, telecommunications and automobiles, as well as government regulators.

Before joining BRG, Dr. Scherf worked as an economic consultant at a global consulting firm and as a research associate at Harvard Business School. He holds a doctorate in economics from the University of Bonn and a master’s degree from the University of Cambridge. Dr. Scherf has native fluency in German and is proficient in Spanish.

Employment History

Senior Vice President, 2020-2024

Matrix Economics (now AlixPartners)
Associate, 2019-2020

Harvard Business School
Research Associate, 2017-2019

Areas of Expertise


University of Bonn
PhD, Economics, 2019

University of Cambridge
MPhil, Economic Research, 2013

Maastricht University
BSc, Economics and Business Economics, 2012