Matthias Finger

Professor at EPFL

Matthias Finger is known for his expertise in matters of governance of network industries. He holds a Ph.D. in Political Science and a Ph.D. in Adult Education from the University of Geneva and has been an Assistant Professor at Syracuse University (New York), an Associate Professor at Columbia University (New York) and a Full Professor of Management of Public Enterprises at the Swiss Federal Institute of Public Administration. Since 2002, he holds the Swiss Post Chair in Management of Network Industries at Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale in Lausanne (EPFL), Switzerland. Since 2010 he also directs the Florence School of Regulation’s Transport Area at the European University Institute in Florence, Italy. Prof. Finger is the co-editor-in-chief of the Journal Competition and Regulation in Network Industries, a member of the editorial board of Utilities Policy, a member of the Swiss electricity regulatory authority (ElCom) and the vice-president of the Swiss railways regulatory authority (RailCom).