Liberty Macebo Mncube

University of Witwatersrand, FTI Consulting (South Africa)
Consultant (Managing Director)

Liberty Mncube is an Associate Professor of Competition Economics at the School of Economics and Business Sciences at the University of Witwatersrand. Professor Mncube received a Ph.D., in Economics from the University of KwaZulu-Natal and an M.Sc., in Economics from the University of York. Professor Mncube is also a Managing Director at FTI Consulting where he leads the Economic and Financial Consulting practice in Johannesburg. He is a former Chief Economist of the Competition Commission of South Africa (Jan 2014 to Feb 2019). In this post, he oversaw the Competition Commission’s economic analysis in competition law cases and regulation. Professor Mncube is an expert in the application of competition economics to competition law and regularly provides expert economic testimony before the Competition Tribunal of South Africa. He has published widely on competition policy and economics in leading local and international journals. Professor Mncube is an Economic Advisor to South African President Cyril Ramaphosa, formally serving on the Presidential Economic Advisory Council (PEAC, appointed 1 October 2019). The PEAC is established to generate new ideas for economic growth, job creation and addressing poverty. Professor Mncube served as a member of Minister Ebrahim Patel’s Ministerial Advisory Panel tasked with developing draft amendments to the Competition Act of South Africa (2017/18).

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World Bank Group (Washington)
New York University
NYU School of Law (New York)
Brazilian Administrative Council for Economic Defense (CADE) (Brasilia)
New York University
ELIG Gürkaynak Attorneys-at-Law (Istanbul)
South African Competition Tribunal
NYU Stern School of Business
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