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Master's and Bachelor of Commerce in economics (with Honors), University of Pretoria, South Africa
Ms. Pletz is a Senior Consultant in NERA's Global Transfer Pricing Practice based in London. She has been involved in a range of transfer pricing planning and documentation studies in various industries including real estate, financial services, commodities trading, fund management, private equity, clothing retail, pharmaceutics, beverage, and various other technology and manufacturing related industries.
She has notably managed a number of economic analyses with respect to inter-company capital structure issues.She has also performed large global transfer pricing planning studies, the objectives of which were to realign the group's transfer pricing policies with the new business model.
Ms. Pletz has performed various pricing studies on inter-company loans and guarantees, structured convertible bond offerings, and loan and company valuations. She also has experience in valuation of oil field exploration ventures. In litigation she has been involved in cases considering inter-company guarantees, retrospective company valuations, and trade analysis.
Prior to joining NERA, her experience included health sector cost-benefit analysis, macroeconomic analysis and automotive segmentation modeling for a leading automotive producer, labor market supply and demand studies, and economic analysis relating to the real estate sector. In addition, Ms. Pletz was a lecturer in economics and banking for the Department of Economics, University of Pretoria as well as a seminar leader in Microeconomics for the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine of the University of London.
Ms. Pletz received a Bachelor of Commerce, with Honors, and a Master's degree in economics from the University of Pretoria, South Africa.