NERA Economic Consulting Economist joins Augusta as Lead Economist
July 16th 2020
Clara Segurola is a financial economist with more than 15 years of professional experience. She is responsible for assessing the economic and quantum aspects of funded cases and cases for funding. She is recognised as one of the Most Highly Regarded Expert Witnesses in the Future Leaders category of Who’s Who Legal Arbitration survey for her “strong track record of valuations and quantifications of damages from across various industry sectors”.
Prior to joining Augusta, Clara worked as an Associate Director for NERA Economic Consulting, where she specialised in the assessment and quantification of damages in international disputes.
In the areas of litigation and international arbitration, Clara’s work encompassed assessment and quantification of damages, including loss of profits, consequential losses and loss of business opportunities, business valuation, and valuation of real assets in the context of political intervention. She also provided profitability assessments and economic analyses of the regulatory framework in the context of disputes in regulated sectors.
Clara’s work has covered a broad range of industries, including utilities, energy, transport, infrastructure, financial services, consumer goods, IT services, manufacturing and distribution across Western and Eastern Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and Southeast Asia. She has worked on matters before the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), the Permanent Court of Arbitration (PCA), on ad hoc arbitrations under UNCITRAL Rules, and before the Commercial Court of England and Wales and Spanish commercial courts, and she has provided oral testimony (both direct testimony and in cross-examination).
Clara holds a Master’s degree in Economics and Finance from the Spanish Centre of Monetary and Financial Studies (CEMFI), a Master’s in Banking and Finance from the French University of Nantes and is fluent in English, Spanish, and French.