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Matthew Dunn

Matthew started  as a research analyst at Cenfri in 2018. Since joining, he has been involved in research around regional payment ecosystems in West and Central Africa as well as scoping of the national payment system in Cote d’Ivoire. He has also done initial research into the demand-side characteristics of remittance recipients in Sub-Saharan Africa, with a view to informing the digitisation of key remittance value chains in the region.

Prior to Cenfri, Matthew worked for the National Power utility, Eskom, where he was involved in the implementation and management of national revenue models and Project Accounting. He subsequently, gained experience as a member of the Monitoring and Evaluation team at Genesis Analytics in the capacity of a Researcher, where he worked on several projects including a Whitepaper review for the South African Department of Transport and a SADC Regional Financial Integration study.

  • Masters in Economics, Stellenbosch University
  • Honours in Economics, University of Cape Town
  • Bachelor of Business Science in Management Studies, University of Cape Town


Recent Content by Matthew Dunn
The case for insurance innovators to consider the cell captive regulatory model
 In many African countries, the potential for inclusive insurance markets is significant, ho...
Holistic interventions for MSME resilience 
A guidebook using nine Asian countries (Cambodia, India, Laos, Mongolia, Myanmar, the Philip...
Digital platforms supporting MSMEs through Africa’s COVID-19 crisis
The global COVID-19 pandemic has emphasised the importance of connectedness – and micro, ...
South Africa’s draft conduct standard for third-party cell captives: ironing out the details
In September 2020, the South African Financial Services Conduct Authority (FSCA...
E-hailing workers livelihood experiences in Nigeria
Nigeria is Africa’s most populous country and one of the largest e-hailing markets in Africa....
Payment facilities and Africa’s platform ecosystem: What does the data tell us?
Payment facilities underpin scaling of Africa’s digital platforms. ...