Researcher at the Faculty of Law of the University of Bergen and member of the Bergen Center for Competition Law & Economics (BECCLE).
Mr Herrera Anchustegui obtained his PhD from the University of Bergen with a thesis entitled "Buyer Power in EU Competition Law" (2012-2017), financed by the Norwegian Research Council. His PhD dissertation won the prestigious "2017 Concurrences PhD Award" to the best PhD dissertation in the field of competition law or economics of the year, awarded by Concurrences. In addition to the award, the thesis has been published by Concurrences as a monograph.
Current research project: "Regulating energy markets, a perspective from EEA/EU Competition and Public Procurement Law" (2017-2019), and is financed by Statoil through the AkademiaAvtalen. As part of this research project Ignacio has been awarded the prestigious International Scholar-in-Residence scholarship by the American Bar Association allowing for research in the comparative regulation of transmission unbundling infrastructures in electricity markets while being a visiting researcher at Georgetown Law Center, D.C., and the School of Law of the University of Wisconsin.