Nathanial (Nate)



GRP program director


Staff profile

Nate Matthews is the program director of the Global Resilience Partnership hosted by the centre

Profile summary

  • Markets and innovative finance
  • Technology and infrastructure
  • Resilience investments
  • IPCC

Matthews is the program director of the Global Resilience Partnership (GRP) where he leads resilience investments with oversight across the technical work teams including: markets and innovative finance, technology and infrastructure and policy.

Previously, he was global research coordinator at the CGIAR Research Program on Water, Land and Ecosystems and held various positions in the water sector and private sector.

He has 16 years of experience spanning over 30 countries. He contributes to numerous international forums and initiatives including as a lead author in the Intergovernmental Science-Policy Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES), an IPCC Expert Reviewer, an advisory board member of the Economist Sustainability Summit, an Obama Foundation mentor, a member of the Expert working group on Adaptation and Resilience at Climate Bonds Initiative, a member of the RISK Award Jury with Munich Re Foundation and as a working group member of the World Economic Forum’s Global Risk Report.

Matthews holds a PhD in Geography from King’s College London and has published two books and authored over 55 scientific publications and reports. He is a senior visiting fellow in the Department of Geography at KCL, a visiting fellow at the University of East Anglia Water Security Centre and a fellow of the Royal Geographic Society.

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Matthews, Nathanial
Matthews, Nathanial
Matthews, Nathanial

Stockholm Resilience Centre is a collaboration between Stockholm University and the Beijer Institute of Ecological Economics at the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

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