Brydon McLeod


Graduate analyst with a keen interest in using economic and finance theory to understand contemporary problems related to competition, regulation and policy.

Brydon recently joined HoustonKemp after completing his Bachelor of Commerce (Degree with Honours) majoring in Economics and Finance at the University of Melbourne.

Since joining us, Brydon has assisted with numerous competition related projects including a declaration review, an analysis of competition in the healthcare system and research into digital platforms such as Facebook. Brydon is particularly interested in utilising economic theory to understand competition related issues. Indeed, in his honours thesis he analysed the fall of a pharmaceutical cartel using game theoretic concepts including a theory of learning.

Brydon has also utilised his finance knowledge to model security data and assist in the estimation of weighted average cost of capital.

Brydon has gained experience in numerous infrastructure and policy projects spanning a range of sectors including electricity, road and rail.  Most notably, Brydon has played a significant role in researching data sharing and online platforms, which has assisted him in honing his research and critical thinking skills. In addition, Brydon has aided analysis of the benefits and costs arising from heavy vehicle regulation and has assisted companies in undertaking the regulatory investment tests for electricity transmission and distribution. Brydon has also participated in an analysis of the productivity of transmission network service providers, which promoted informed investment decisions.

As evidenced by his non for profit experience, as well as his experience in policy and infrastructure projects, Brydon is interested in creating impactful solutions to contemporary problems.


Posted on July 6, 2014 and filed under Analyst.