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Dr Matti Kohonen, Private Sector Adviser at Christian Aid to Join the Panel for the LIDC & The Guardian Debate on Public Private Partnerships

On Monday 27th February 2017 the third debate of the LIDC & The Guardian Development Debate Series will take place discussing the theme of public private partnerships and asking 'How effective are public private partnerships?'

We are pleased to announce that Dr Matti Kohonen, Principal Adviser (Private Sector) at Christian Aid will be joining the panel.

Matti leads Christian Aid’s advocacy efforts towards the private sector in the Public Policy Department. He holds a doctorate in sociology from the London School of Economics on the social values of social enterprises in Ghana, and he has worked extensively in the area of financing for development and tax justice issues for the past ten years. He joined Christian Aid in September 2014.

He will join Dr. Elisa Van Waeyenberge, Professor Elaine Unterhalter and Neil Jeffery whose biographies can be found here.


The debate will be moderated by Bibi van der Zee.

Bibi van der Zee is a writer and editor at the Guardian who specialises in global development and environmental issues. She edits the Guardian’s Global Development Professionals Network and is also author of The Protester’s Handbook.

Register for the event here.