In this chapter, we shine light on 13 top-notch economists who stand out for their high-level analyses and testimony in complex competition issues.
Most Highly Regarded:
Jennifer Fish at Charles River Associates impresses clients for “not only merely reacting to requests for analysis, but also taking a constructive and proactive approach to finding new ways to analyse them”.
Geoff Edwards comes highly esteemed for his “adept ability to communicate complex concepts simply” and his “very calm and thoughtful approach”.
Greg Houston of HoustonKemp Economists possesses formidable expertise navigating clients through complex and high-profile competition and regulatory matters.
Philip Williams with Frontier Economics is one of the foremost economists in Australia and receives accolades for his deep-seated experience in valuing damages, as well as in contractual and access disputes.
Warwick Davis is a seasoned economist who is well versed in the full spectrum of competition and regulatory issues, including economic modelling and market analysis.
Tom Hird at CEG wins glowing praise as “one of the smartest economists working in the Australian market” with a wealth of experience across a broad range of economic assignments.
Jason Ockerby is revered as a regulatory specialist and applies his immaculate knowledge to competition issues across a range of industries including transport, mining and communications.
George Siolis at RBB Economics enjoys a strong reputation for his stellar advice to clients on complex behavioural matters and contentious mergers.
Flavio Menezes at the University of Queensland ranks highly among peers for his profound consulting expertise in market design and merger issues.