Dr Matthew Ives

Associate

Director for Economic Strategy for the Department of the Premier and Cabinet in the South Australian Government

Matthew Ives

Biography

Dr Matthew Ives is a complexity economist and the Director for Economic Strategy for the Department of the Premier and Cabinet in the South Australian Government. While pursuing net-zero energy and growth missions for South Australia, Dr Ives also works as an INET Oxford Associate on various research programmes at Oxford University applying economic complexity and systems modelling for a rapid low carbon transition and sustainable economic growth.

Dr Ives has previously worked in academia as well as the private and public sectors on a diverse range of programmes related to sustainability on land, air and sea. His ventures have included assessing national decarbonisation pathways for the UK; modelling long-term infrastructure strategies for water, energy, waste and transport for the UK and the United Nations; developing sustainability indicators for the US Forest service; and modelling fisheries in Australia. Matthew holds an Honours degree in Economics, a Masters of environmental management, and a PhD in complex systems modelling

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