Alexandre Dayant is a Research Fellow in the Pacific Islands Program at the Lowy Institute. His research focusses on all aspects of the Pacific, with a particular interest in development finance, economic governance, economic growth, trade & investment policy and geo-economics. Alexandre created and leads the Pacific Aid Map, a data-driven project that traces aid flows to the region.
He joined the Institute from PwC Mexico, where he was a management consultant. He has a master’s degree in International & Development Economics from the Australian National University and a master’s degree in Econometrics from the Sorbonne.
While in Australia in 2012, Alexandre worked for the Federal Minister for Small Business Brendon O’Connor on a comparative study of OECD assistance to small business for the Australian Government. He also completed a summer course in International Law and International Relations at Harvard University. Alexandre speaks fluent French, English, and Spanish.