Massimo Motta is Research Professor at ICREA - Universitat Pompeu Fabra, and at the Barcelona School of Economics. He served as Chief Competition Economist of the European Commission from 2013 to 2016. His research, widely cited and influential, has been published in the top international economic journals. His book Competition Policy: Theory and Practice (Cambridge University Press, 2004) is the standard international reference on the economics of antitrust, and is used by teachers, scholars, and practitioners all over the world. He has recently published a new book, Exclusionary Practices. The Economics of Monopolisation and Abuse of Dominance (Cambridge University Press, 2018) with Chiara Fumagalli and Claudio Calcagno. He is president of the European Association for Research in Industrial Economics (EARIE).