Mr Cowen has handled competition and regulatory matters for over 20 years from the perspective of external adviser, in-house counsel and international board member for a major international and British business. He formerly served as general counsel for BT's international businesses, and as chief counsel competition law and public policy for BT Group.
Mr Cowen is currently founder of the Open Computing Alliance, an alliance of companies in the information technology sector. He is also a member of the Competition Appeal Tribunal.
Mr Cowen was awarded the title of "distinguished visiting fellow" at the European Business School in London and is a visiting professor at the City of London Law School and a guest lecturer in law and technology at Imperial College (Tanaka Business School).
Mr Cowen received his LLM from Inns of Court School of Law in 1985.
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