Mattias Larsen

Industrial Development Expert, United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO)   

Mattias Larsen is an Industrial Development Expert in the Agro-industries and Skills Development Division (AIS) of UNIDO where he coordinates the Learning and Knowledge Development Facility (LKDF) which promotes demand-oriented skills development using the Market Systems Development (MSD) approach. He has worked with public private development projects (PPDP) in skills development and in agri-business value chain and cluster development projects. Before joining UNIDO he worked as a development researcher at the Department of Economic Sociology, University of Vienna and the School of Global Studies, University of Gothenburg (where he received his PhD) focusing on rural development, financial access, reputation and information in markets, inequality and gender.