Rod Sims

Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (Canberra)

Rod Sims was appointed Chair of the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission in August 2011 for a five year term and reappointed for a further three years in August 2016. Mr Sims has extensive business and public sector experience. Immediately prior to his appointment to the ACCC, he was the Chairman of the Independent Pricing and Regulatory Tribunal of New South Wales, Commissioner on the National Competition Council, Chairman of InfraCo Asia, Director of Ingeus Limited, and member of the Research and Policy Council of the Committee for Economic Development of Australia. Mr Sims was also a Director of Port Jackson’s Partners Limited where he advised the CEOs and Boards of some of Australia’s top 50 companies on commercial corporate strategy over many years. Mr Sims relinquished all of these roles on becoming Chair of the ACCC. Mr Sims is also a past Chairman of the NSW Rail Infrastructure Corporation and the State Rail Authority and has been a Director of a number of private sector companies. During the late 1980s and early 1990s, Mr Sims worked as the Deputy Secretary in the Commonwealth Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet responsible for economic, infrastructure and social policy and the Cabinet Office. He also worked as Deputy Secretary in the Department of Transport and Communications. Rod Sims holds a first class honours degree in Commerce from the University of Melbourne and a Master of Economics from the Australian National University.

Auteurs associés

Administrative Tribunal of French Polynesia (Papeete)
Polynesian Competition Authority (Papeete)
New Caledonia Competition Authority (Nouméa)
University of New South Wales (Sydney)
Autorité polynésienne de la Concurrence (Papeete)
New Caledonia Competition Authority (Nouméa)
Autorité polynésienne de la Concurrence (Papeete)
Autorité polynésienne de la Concurrence (Papeete)


1383 Revue

Stéphane Retterer, Jacques Merot, Rod Sims, Aurélie Zoude-Le-Berre, Deborah Healey, Tehono Marchal, Robin Simpson, Antonino Troianiello, Hervé Lallemant Antitrust regimes in the Pacific region


Ce Dossier étudie les régimes de concurrence des juridictions pacifiques de l’Australie, de la Polynésie française et de la Nouvelle-Calédonie dans le contexte de leurs conditions de marché respectives. Il cherche à déterminer si l’approche est uniforme dans la région, mais constate que chaque (...)

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