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Claire Rollinson

Claire Rollinson, Analyst

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Excels in high-quality microeconomic analysis, providing clients with insightful results to help navigate complex market challenges and achieve strategic objectives.

Claire joined our team at the start of 2022, following the completion of her Master of Economics.

Since joining HoustonKemp, Claire has worked on a variety of regulatory matters throughout different industries. In particular, she has frequently worked on matters pertaining to the energy industry, becoming highly knowledgeable on federal and state-based energy policy, as well as regulation that applies in the National Electricity Market (NEM). Claire utililses this knowledge to assist and advise energy network businesses when undertaking investments and navigating the NEM rules and guidelines.

Claire also applies her attention to detail and rigorous analytical style to projects within the finance, competition and legal proceeding spheres. She has assessed the substitutability of products to support merger notifications to the ACCC and Commerce Commission NZ, prepared analysis of economic factors to support an expert report regarding the remuneration of unionised employees, and provided analysis to support the arbitration of a wholesale gas contract.

Claire has played a key role in projects requiring the assessment of costs and benefits of entities as a whole and the key functions they undertake. She is particularly adept with stakeholder engagement and preparing qualitative narratives to support quantitative analysis.

During university, Claire was a tutor for the course ‘Economic Principles and Policy’ and held a research position studying how changes to the minimum wage effect labour market outcomes. Claire also completed internships at both EY and A G Consulting/Meltwater. Claire received the Macandrew-Stout Postgraduate Scholarship in Economics to study the application of an emerging methodology for optimising multi-criteria decision making, known as Potentially All Pairwise Rankings of All Possible Alternatives method (PAPRIKA) for her thesis.

Career path

  • 2019-2020

    Intern, A G Consulting

  • 2020

    Research Assistant, University of Otago

  • 2020

    Bachelor of Commerce, University of Otago

  • 2020-2021

    Consulting Intern, EY

  • 2021

    Economics Tutor, University of Otago

  • 2021

    Master of Economics, University of Otago

  • 2022

    Joined HoustonKemp