Mike Holland

Mike Holland is an economist and director of PriceMetrics (Pty) Ltd, an economic research company specialising in competition and regulatory economics. Mr Holland has advised companies, legal firms and other organisations on a wide range of competition and regulatory policy issues including mergers and acquisitions, restrictive horizontal and vertical practices, and abuses of dominance such as excessive pricing, exclusionary practices and price discrimination. Clients include private and public sector companies in the agriculture, banking and financial services, minerals, petroleum, engineering, vehicle manufacturing, telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, building materials, physical distribution, transportation and leisure industries. He has also advised companies on competition and regulatory policy issues arising from government inquiries into the banking and petroleum industries in South Africa. His other consultancy work includes advising companies on pricing strategies and policies. He has substantial experience of the banking industry and financial markets in South Africa, including positions as head of research and development in the treasuries of leading banks in the country. Other experience includes economic and financial analysis for UK companies, including several years as an economist in the motor industry.Mr Holland lectures in economics and business strategy on MBA and other graduate courses at the Gordon Institute of Business Science, University of Pretoria.A British citizen, he holds a BSc (Econ) degree from the University of London and an MSc (administrative science) degree from City University, London.

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