Pamela is a senior researcher at the Centre for Competition, Regulation and Economic Development (CCRED) at the University of Johannesburg. She is also an economist at Acacia Economics, a boutique economics consultancy that offers expertise in competition and regulatory economics in Africa. Prior to joining CCRED she worked as an economist in the policy and research division of the Competition Commission of South Africa. Pamela’s research interests include competition and access to markets; industrial development; and regional economic development. She has provided research support to various government departments and advises competition authorities. She is also a member of Gauteng Premier, David Makhura's Economic Advisory Panel.