Alexandre is a Research Fellow and Project Director responsible for the Lowy Institute Pacific Aid Map and a forthcoming multi-year assessment of foreign aid flows in Southeast Asia.
His interests are in development economics and geoeconomics. He writes widely on Australian foreign policy, development issues, the Pacific island countries and Europe. He has presented his work across the South Pacific, the United States and Asia, and has also been invited to testify in front of the United States Congress and the French National Assembly.
Alexandre joined the Institute in 2017 to develop the Pacific Aid Map, which is an annual data-driven assessment that tracks foreign aid flows to the Pacific. Prior to the Lowy Institute, Alexandre worked as a management consultant for PwC in Mexico.
He has a master’s degree in International and Development Economics from the Australian National University and a master’s degree in Econometrics from the Sorbonne. Alexandre speaks fluent French, English and Spanish.
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