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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
Digital platforms: unlocking economic inclusion in the rising era of smart mobility in Africa
The movement of Africa’s rapidly growing urban population will be shaped by digital technologies in the era...
Reaching for the future, searching for a vision for Africa’s digital economy
Digitalisation is disrupting markets and economic structures globally, and even advanced economies do not have a clear view of the new economy...
Exploring Africa’s digital platforms: Insurance in e-hailing
In recent years the platform economy has rapidly transformed various economic sectors such as hospitality, ecommerce and transportation. One of the...
Cell captives
Exploring cell captive insurance in sub-Saharan Africa Globally, cell captive insura...
Africa’s digital platforms and financial services
Exploring Africa’s digital-platform economy and financial services The digital-pla...
Payment systems in sub-Saharan Africa
This two-part note series explores the state of national and regional payment systems in sub-Saharan Africa ...