Tony Chen

Economist

Tony specialises in finance and regulatory matters, and has a particular interest in how infrastructure services are organised, managed and utilised.


Tony brings a strong understanding of economic principles together with critical insights that draw on his expertise in financial analysis to his work across the full range of competition, finance, policy and regulatory engagements.

Tony’s finance work includes an assessment of the effects of alleged misstatements in a firm’s financial accounts on the price of its shares, and estimating elements of the cost of debt raising to support a regulatory consultation. In the regulatory and policy area, Tony has applied his deep understanding of the National Electricity Rules to advise on how the regulatory framework can accommodate energy storage technologies.

Tony has a keen interest in applying modelling to inform economic decision making and has applied cost benefit analyses to in the transport and energy sectors, as well as an input-output model to assess economic linkages between port infrastructure and other industries.

Prior to joining HoustonKemp, Tony was a financial accountant, a role that followed five years as an external financial auditor. Tony holds a Master of Economics from the University of New South Wales. He is also a qualified Chartered Accountant and holds a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) in Accounting.

Posted on May 15, 2017 and filed under Economist.