Bronwyn McDonald is applauded for her "very cool head and considered approach". She is described as "diligent, very bright and a creative thinker" who can "step back and take a different angle".
Bronwyn is an economist at HoustonKemp. She is passionate about using disciplined economic analysis to inform decision-making on competition, infrastructure access and policy issues.
Bronwyn has advised clients across the spectrum of competition issues, including analysing the economic implications of mergers and acquisitions, assessments of unilateral and coordinated market conduct, and government-initiated market studies. Bronwyn focuses on developing a deep understanding of how markets work, ensuring that the application of economics is practical and relevant, as well as technically robust.
Bronwyn has provided advice to an array of clients over many industries, including digital platforms and attention markets, rail infrastructure, ports, minerals, healthcare, advertising, retail, banking and finance, fire protection services, telecommunications, post, electricity and agriculture. Bronwyn worked as an economist in New Zealand and the UK prior to joining HoustonKemp.
Bronwyn couples her passion for economics with an academic background in commercial law and psychology, and has a keen interest in behavioural economics. She is also an active member of the Women in Economics networks in Australia and New Zealand, including as a mentor.