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Matthew Gouett


Degrees:B.B.A. (Wilfrid Laurier University), M.A. (McMaster University), Ph.D. (Carleton University)

Currently, Matthew Gouett is an independent researcher working in the field of development finance. His most recent work has been with the Overseas Development Institute and ITAD in the United Kingdom. This work has been focused on the role of development finance institutions (DFIs) in catalyzing private investment, how national development banks can support the transition to low-carbon infrastructure, and he has been a team member of evaluations and strategy reviews of two major European DFIs. Matthew has held prior posts with the Canadian International Development Platform, Export Development Canada, Global Affairs Canada and the Ontario government’s Cabinet Office.

Matthew is a Ph.D. graduate of the NPISA where his research focused of sovereign wealth funds. Prior to NPSIA, he obtained a M.A. in Political Science from the McMaster University where he focused his studies in international relations and public administration, and a B.B.A. from Wilfrid Laurier University. His work has been published in Resources Policy and he has written numerous pieces for Open Canada and Policy Options.

He is also a Research Affiliate with SovereigNet at Tufts University’s Fletcher School.