Anna Barker, Executive Director, Digital Platforms Branch, Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC): Anna has over fifteen years’ experience working in Australian, UK and international public policy and regulatory organisations. She is an experienced competition economist and has worked on a range of policy issues including regulation, competition, consumer protection and the digital economy. Anna currently works as an Executive Director in the ACCC’s Digital Platforms Branch leading work on the development of a new regulatory regime to address competition and consumer issues in digital platform markets. She has also worked as a Principal Economist at the ACCC, assisting on mergers, enforcement cases and regulatory matters. Anna has also worked at the OECD in France, where she worked as a Competition Expert and on consumer policy issues. She has also worked on regulation of the energy, telecommunications and water sectors at the ACCC, at the Office of Gas and Electricity Markets in the UK, and the Productivity Commission and Queensland Treasury in Australia. Anna holds a First Class Honours degree in Economics, and a Masters of Competition and Consumer Law.