Dr. Alison Sprague

M: +44 7507 840 740
T: +44 20 3908 7011
E: asprague@ceg-europe.com

Dr. Alison Sprague is a Director at CEG Europe. Her main focus is on regulatory and policy matters, competition, and litigation in the media, entertainment and telecoms sectors. Sector experience includes television, radio, film, internet, music, sport, gambling, publishing and fixed/mobile telecoms. She has additionally conducted research into brands and advertising effectiveness. Several projects have employed econometric techniques.

She has advised private and public sector clients and their legal advisers in the UK and overseas (including the EU, Eastern Europe, South Africa, Russia, India, Hong Kong).  Clients include leading broadcasters; pay TV retailers, and telcos; trade associations; regulators and government departments.    

She has also written numerous thought leadership papers - on media plurality (in the UK and Australia), local newspapers, government media policy, copyright, gambling, mobile markets in the EU, consumer policy and the competition regime in the UK.   

Alison has three degrees in economics and several publications.  She began her career as a Research Assistant to Professor Patrick Minford and for her M.Phil and D.Phil theses, she was supervised by Professor Stephen Nickell.  She was also a college lecturer at Oxford University.