Professor Robin Mason

Professor Robin Mason



Professor Robin Mason (appointed in 2009) is Professor of Economics and was appointed Dean of the Business School at the University of Exeter in October 2011. Previously he was Eric Roll Professor of Economics and Head of Economics at the University of Southampton. He is a director of the Association of Business Schools and a fellow of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR). He has acted as adviser to Ofcom and the Prime Minister of Mauritius on competition policy, as well as advising a number of private sector clients; especially in telecommunications. Robin is also a specialist communications panel member.

Register of interests

  • Dean, University of Exeter Business School (from 2011)
  • Director, Association of Business Schools
  • Professor of Economics, University of Exeter (from 2009)
  • Research Fellow, (CEPR)
  • Part-time consultant, Prime Minister of Mauritius
  • Course coordinator, Government Economics Service
  • Course instructor, Department for Business, Enterprise and Regulatory Reform


  • Eric Roll Professor of Economic Policy, University of Southampton (until 2009)
  • Director, Centre for Research in the Information Economy, University of Southampton (until 2009)
  • Director, Netcon Ltd (until 2009)
  • Part-time consultant for Orange, BT, Ofcom, Ofgem, Comreg and Cambridge Economic Policy Associates (CEPA)
  • Member, Research Grants Board, Economics and Social Research Council