Meet our globally networked team of experts
Our diverse and multi-disciplinary team will support you to tackle any global trade and development challenge.
Wim Naudé, Ph.D [Founder and Managing Director Europe]
Wim is an economist with >30 years of experience in applied economic analysis, policy advocacy and working on the grand and global challenges. According to Stanford University’s Ranking of Scientists (version 5) Wim is among the top 2% of scientists in the world. He also has > 10,000 citations to his work, according to Google Scholar.
Martin Cameron, Ph.D [Founder and Managing Director Africa and Oceania]
Martin is a quantitative economist specialising in Quantitative Executive Decision Support modelling, Economic Impact Analysis and Engineering Management Decision Support. He has extensive experience in international trade and energy economics.
Josette Dijkhuizen, Ph.D [Strategic Advisor]
Josette is strategic advisor to AEXI. She is an Endowed Professor at Tilburg University, a former UN Women Representative, and a serial entrepreneur. In the last capacity she has been founder of enterprises such as De Zakencoach, Ondernemerschap in Bedrijf, Women4Women, and the Krachtbedrijf Foundation.
Nicola Dimitri, Ph.D [Research Affiliate]
Nicola Dimitri is Professor in Economics at the University of Siena, Italy. He is Life Member of Clare Hall College Cambridge (UK), and a Research Associate at the Center of Blockchain Technologies (University College London). His work focuses on blockchain technologies and cryptocurrencies, smart contracts and on the role of the state in future developments of AI.