Principal Economist and Director
Alexis Hardin has extensive pricing and regulatory experience in infrastructure sectors. For the past 20 years, the focus of Alexis’ professional career has been the application of quantitative economics to network industries including telecommunications, electricity, water, gas and airlines. Over this period, she has worked as a consultant and as an employee of Telstra Australia and ACT electricity distributor ActewAGL, with her experience spanning both the commercial and regulatory aspects of these businesses.
Alexis’ role at ActewAGL involved responsibility for the financial modelling that determines pricing for electricity, gas and water services in the ACT. At Telstra, Alexis was the Group Manager of Economic Analysis in Regulatory Affairs, managing the quantitative and economic analyses required to support Telstra’s regulatory functions. Alexis then took on the position of Director of Mobile Pricing at Telstra, responsible for the development and implementation of the company's retail mobile pricing strategy.
Before joining Telstra, Alexis worked as an economics consultant where she had a special focus on regulatory issues in the telecommunications sector, undertaking numerous assignments for major corporations and government agencies in Australia, New Zealand, Asia and Europe. Alexis studied economics at the Australian National University, majoring in econometrics.