Senior Policy Advisor
Matthew Gouett is a Sustainable Finance Analyst supporting IISD’s Infrastructure workstream and delivering financial assessments as part of the Sustainable Asset Valuation (SAVi) process. Matthew also writes on a variety of topics related to innovative financing for infrastructure, public–private partnerships, and blended finance.
Prior to joining IISD, Matthew was an independent development finance consultant for the Overseas Development Institute and Itad in the United Kingdom. His work focused on the role of development finance institutions (DFIs) in catalyzing private investment and how national development banks can support the transition to low-carbon infrastructure. He was a team member for evaluations and strategy reviews of two major European DFIs.
Matthew is a Ph.D. graduate of the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University, where his research focused on sovereign wealth funds. Prior to these studies, he obtained a Master of Arts in political science from McMaster University and a Bachelor of Business Administration from Wilfrid Laurier University. Matthew is also a Level III CFA candidate, having completed all three exams.