Director of the Communications & Media Area of the FSR and Director of the Centre for Media Pluralism and Media Freedom
Tel. [+39] 055 4685 876
Office: Villa Malafrasca, VM018 1st floor
Secretary: Alessandra Caldini (email@example.com)
Pier Luigi Parcu is currently Area Director of the FSR Communications & Media and Director of the Centre for Media Pluralism and Media Freedom. He is also Chairman of a consultancy company specialized in antitrust and regulatory issues of network industries. From 2000 to 2003, he has been CEO of the Independent System Operator running the Italian Electricity Grid (GRTN). From 1991 to 2000 he was the Director of Investigation at the Italian Competition Authority (AGCM) in charge of several regulated sectors. Previously, he served as Chief Economist at the Italian Security and Exchange Commission (CONSOB) and as Economist at the International Monetary Fund (IMF).
He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA). His research in the area of industrial organization and law and economics focuses on the interaction between regulation and antitrust in shaping firms' behaviour in network industries.