Regulatory economics


Developing regulatory pricing models (building block method)

Pricing audits

Regulatory reviews

Assessing regulatory impacts

Our experts

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Tom Frost – Director. Tom is an economist who has been consulting to industry and government for almost 20 years. He has extensive experience in the provision of regulatory and economic advice to clients. He has provided advice to clients across Australia and internationally regarding investment in transport infrastructure.


Robin Barlow – Director.  Robin has more than 20 years experience working in the transport sector and in government.  He has worked for the Commonwealth government as an economist at the Industry Commission and for the Queensland Government where he held a number of senior positions within TransLink. 


Ken Sedgwick– Director.  Ken specialises in public policy, economics, regulation and project assessment. He has extensive experience in the reform and performance assessment of government businesses and agencies, including departments and government owned corporations. He has analysed and advised on issues across many sectors, with recent prominence in the water sector. 


Selected projects

Review of Aurizon Network’s proposed pricing of the GAPE below rail services.


Assessment of regulatory decisions on rail pricing to QCoal.


Review of Aurizon’s proposed approach to costing its maintenance and operating expenditure.


Regulatory and competition assessment of bus contracting in Adelaide.



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