Mike Holland


Mike Holland
Mike Holland
An economist and director of PriceMetrics (Pty) Ltd, an economic research company specialising in competition and regulatory economics. He has advised companies, legal firms and other organisations on a wide range of competition and regulatory policy issues.

Listed in The International Who’s Who of Competition Economists.

His prior experience includes Head of Research and Development in the treasuries of Rand Merchant Bank (1998-2003) and First National Bank of Southern Africa (1988-1998) where he managed a team of research analysts responsible for quantitative risk analysis and financial model-building, and product and market development including derivatives and structured products. While at RMB he was Dean of the RMB Academy, the training division of the bank. Previous positions include working as a financial manager in FNB and Barclays National Bank (1984-1988), a financial planning manager and analyst in the U.K. and South Africa (1975-1984) and as an economist in the UK motor industry (1972-1974).


​Adjunct faculty

Consulting Involvement

​Competition and regulatory advisory and research services to a wide range of clients include private and public sector companies in the agriculture, chemicals, banking and financial services, minerals, petroleum, vehicle manufacturing, telecommunications, pharmaceuticals, steel, engineering, building materials, physical distribution, property, food processing, healthcare, retail, transport and leisure industries.  

Significant Achievements
  • ​Listed in The International Who’s Who of Competition Economists
  • GIBS Teaching Excellence Award 2013
  • GIBS Teaching Excellence Award 2014

Contact Details


  • ​BSc (Econ) (Hons) (​University of London)
  • MSc (Administrative Science) (City University, London)
  • Ordinary certificate of the SA Institute of Financial Markets (qualified to trade and advise on SA Futures and Traded options markets)

Fields of Interest
  • ​Microeconomics
  • Macroeconomics
  • Pricing strategies
  • Economics of strategy

Professional Memberships

  • SA Institute of Financial Markets​​


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