Sandbach, Dr Jonathan

Chief Economist, Heathrow Airport

Sandbach, Dr Jonathan

Chief Economist, Heathrow Airport

Biography

Jonathan Sandbach is Chief Economist at Heathrow Airport. Jonathan joined Heathrow in 2010, from Vodafone Group where he worked as Head of Regulatory Economics, and before this held a similar role for Cable & Wireless Group, where he also served for a period as Regulatory Vice President for the company’s Japanese business unit, covering the Asia region. Other experience includes 8 years in economic consultancy for NERA (National Economic Research Associates) where he worked for a number of telecoms, energy and water companies and regulators. This included leading the first comparative efficiency study used by Ofcom (then Oftel) in the regulation of BT. He has a BA (1st Class) in Mathematics/Economics from the University of York, an MSc (with distinction) in Statistics from the London School of Economics, and a PhD from City University London.