Francesco Barcellona

Francesco Barcellona

Francesco works on a range of strategic and public policy issues for government departments, regulators and private sector clients.

He has experience working across policy issues focusing on education, skills and labour markets. He has also worked on antitrust litigations and market investigation cases and has given strategic advice to large clients in the financial services and retail sectors. His work regularly uses quantitative methods such as econometrics modelling to analyse policy, strategic and antitrust issues. He is registered as an approved researcher at the ONS and he is also a Mental Health First Aider. He is fluent in Italian and also speaks French.

Recent examples of his work include analysing a big survey dataset  for a large pension institution to study determinants of financial preparedness for retirement and longer lives in the UK; and modelling of key demand drivers and likely funding changes for UK Higher Education Institutions.

Prior to joining Frontier in 2019 Francesco completed a BSc and an MSc in Economics from Bocconi University and worked as a research assistant at the Innocenzo Gasparini Institute for Economic Research (IGIER) at Bocconi University.