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Matthieu Salomon

Senior Governance Officer, Natural Resource Governance Institute

Matthieu has worked on governance and anticorruption issues for 15 years, mainly based in Southeast Asia. He was previously the international senior advisor for Vietnam’s Towards Transparency (Transparency International’s official Vietnamese affiliate) and served as the anticorruption advisor for the Embassy of Sweden/SIDA in Hanoi. He also worked as a program officer for Transparency International France in Paris and for the National Democratic Institute in Algeria. At NRGI from early 2012 and based in Jakarta, Matthieu was in charge of supervising a three-year USAID-funded IKAT partnership project on extractive industry governance in the Asia Pacific region. Matthieu also led NRGI’s involvement in Myanmar relocating to Yangon in 2015. Since mid-2017, Matthieu is based in Paris and continues to support NRGI’s work on anticorruption, EITI and civil society partnerships, especially in Myanmar, Francophone Africa and Middle-East North Africa. Matthieu graduated from Sciences Po Paris and from the Sorbonne (University Paris I) in history and political science.