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Gaylor Montmasson-Clair

Senior Economist, Trade & Industrial Policy Strategies (TIPS), University of Johannesburg

Gaylor Montmasson-Clair is a Senior Economist at Trade & Industrial Policy Strategies (TIPS). He leads TIPS's work on Sustainable Growth. Gaylor is also a Research Associate and Guest Lecturer at the University of Johannesburg’s Centre for Competition, Regulation and Economic Development (CCRED). He holds two Master’s degree, respectively in International Affairs from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques (Sciences Po) of Grenoble, France, and in Energy and Environment Economics from the Grenoble Faculty of Economics, France. Gaylor has been working on green economy issues for more than a decade and has carried extensive research on the transition to an inclusive green economy from a developing country perspective, with a focus on policy frameworks, industrial development, just transition and resource security. Prior to TIPS, Gaylor worked at the French Ministry of Economy and Finance as well as the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP).

Experience

  • –present
    Research Associate, Centre for Competition, Regulation and Economic Development (CCRED), University of Johannesburg (UJ)
  • 2011–present
    Senior Economist, Trade & Industrial Policy Strategies (TIPS)

Education

  • 2015 
    Grenoble Faculty of Economics, France, Master's degree in Energy and Environment Economics
  • 2009 
    Institut d’Etudes Politiques (Sciences Po), Grenoble, France, Master’s degree in International Affairs