近日，美国咨询机构The Brattle Group迎来经济学家张艳华博士担任大中华区业务负责人，她将在该机构纽约办公室展开执业。此前，张博士曾在另一家美国经济咨询机构Global Economics Group担任总经理兼大中华区业务主管。
根据The Brattle Group的一份新闻稿，张博士在应用经济学方面有丰富的行业咨询经验。她曾为高科技、电信、消费品、运输和制药等行业客户对与垄断、止赎、纵向约束、合并、公平合理和非歧视原则（FRAND）和知识产权等相关的指控提供分析。
The Brattle Group成立于1990年，总部设于波士顿，为律师事务所、企业、政府部门、公共机构等提供与经济、金融、监管相关的咨询服务。
其总裁David L. Sunding在新闻稿中表示：“张博士对我们的客户在中国、美国和欧盟所面临的复杂问题具有深刻理解，这将使我们与这些市场中的客户和关键意见领袖者们的关系得以扩展和深化。她的加入反映了我们竞争业务名副其实的全球影响力。”
Brattle Group adds head of Greater China practice
U.S. consulting agency The Brattle Group has hired Dr. Vanessa Yanhua Zhang, an economist, as a principal and the leader of a new Greater China practice in its New York office from the Chicago-headquartered consulting firm Global Economics Group, where Zhang was a managing director and the head of the Greater China practice.
Zhang has extensive experience in applying economic analysis to competition, industrial organization, and intellectual property issues for a global client base across numerous industries. She has analysed allegations of monopolization, foreclosure practices, vertical restraints, merger analysis, FRAND, and intellectual property in a wide range of matters involving clients in industries including high tech, telecom, consumer products, transportation, and pharma.
Established in 1990, the Boston-headquartered Brattle Group provides consulting services in economics, finance, and regulation to corporations, law firms, and public agencies. Brattle’s president and principal David L. Sunding says in a statement: “Vanessa’s deep understanding of the complex issues our clients are facing in China, the U.S., and the EU will allow us to expand our existing relationships and build new ones with clients and key opinion leaders in these markets. Her joining reflects the true global reach of our competition practice.”
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